Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate HELP Committee is asking interested parties to comment on recommendations for specific legislative and regulatory solutions for reducing health care costs by March 1, 2019. Send written comments to LowerHealthCareCosts@help.senate.gov.
Our (DPC Coalition, Jan 2019) top two priorities:
- Pass the primary care enhancement act to remove regulatory barriers for people with HSAs or HRAs to have DPC;
- Give Medicare patients access to the DPC doctor of their choice without requiring the doctor to opt out of Medicare.
Watch his floor speech here! (Watch the remarks at 14:06)