GOP doctors slam 'ObamaCare' in 'healthcare state of the union'
By Sam Baker - 02/27/13 06:17 PM EST
Republicans have narrowed their focus since Obama won a second term, moving from calls for all-out repeal to a more targeted campaign against certain provisions — including the device tax and a new board tasked with slowing the growth in Medicare spending.
The GOP video also criticizes the healthcare law because it did not replace Medicare's payment formula for physicians. (House Democrats attempted to include a permanent fix in their version of healthcare reform, but did not pay for the provision and were blocked by Republicans.)
Gingrey pledged that the GOP-controlled House would advance a permanent fix, ending the expensive cycle of stopgap measures to temporarily avert enormous cuts in Medicare's payments to doctors.