Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) blamed ObamaCare for higher premiums of many seniors.
Erik Wasson and Russell Berman 03/14/14 01:17 PM EDT
The party has not made a final decision on whether to advance a budget this year.
The AMA slammed Republicans for injecting politics into a Medicare debate.
The bill ties broadly supported Medicare reforms to an ObamaCare delay.
Nearly 200 House members urged Medicare to keep rates flat in 2015.
House Republicans have announced they will not consider legislation to block an Obama administration rule that the GOP says would limit seniors' prescription drug choices under Medicare Part D.
Oncologists are calling on Congress to pursue SGR repeal before a spike in demand for cancer care hits the U.S. health system.
The proposals had been universally panned by lawmakers and K Street.
The move pits the labor movement against insurers, doctor groups and Republican lawmakers.
Three House GOP bills could attract significant Democratic support this week.