Interesting maneuvering taking place as Medicare bill unfolds…

Sen. Reid gives cold shoulder to Pelosi agreement on Medicare

(The Hill, 3/25/2015))

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) stands as the biggest hurdle to a rare bipartisan deal on Medicare backed by Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). The political maneuvering is even more unusual because it is splitting Pelosi and the House Pro-Choice Caucus from Planned Parenthood.

The abortion-rights advocacy group on Tuesday slammed the deal, which would repeal a formula used to pay physicians under Medicare. It argued the legislation would also extend the reach of the Hyde Amendment, which restricts the use of federal funds for abortions. “I don’t know the last time that expansion of Hyde Amendment has been supported by the Pro-Choice Caucus,” one aide to a women’s health group said. Read more…


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