This evening, the U.S. Senate passed Smart Act by unanimous consent.
“We are delighted that the Senate has approved the legislation,” said Roy Franco , Co-Chair of MARC, and Chief Legal Officer of Franco Signor , representing the MSP efforts of Safeway. “We particularly appreciate the leadership of Senators Wyden and Portman on this legislation, which will streamline the Medicare process for tens of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries, and will restore millions to the Medicare Trust Fund faster,” he stated.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation on December 19th. The Smart Act now goes to the President Obama for signature.
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