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House to vote Tuesday on measure that includes two-month freeze on doc pay
Modern Healthcare

After meeting for hours Monday evening, House GOP leaders said the lower chamber will vote Tuesday on a Senate-amended version of the House’s payroll tax bill that would freeze Medicare physician payments for two months and extend certain healthcare provisions that are set to expire. “Our members do not want to punt and do a two-month fix and come back and do this again,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said in a news conference. “We will appoint conferees and hope the Senate will appoint conferees.”