Virgil Goode on Health Care
Campaign Website Statements
Medical Costs: A big factor in medical costs is the high cost of malpractice insurance for our physicians and other health care providers. I support tort reform that will limit attorney fees and the amount of damages recoverable for non-economic losses.
Health Care: I support ending Obamacare.
Medicare Part D - Final Vote
After the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 passed the Senate, it came back for a final vote in the House. It passed the House in final form 220-215. Virgil Goode voted in favor of Medicare Part D when it passed the House in final form.
Virgil Goode voted in favor of Medicare Part D when it passed the House in final form.
Medicare Part D
The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 is sometimes called Medicare Part D. It was a sweeping reform that created plans for the senior citizens to purchase prescription drugs. The bill iniitially passed the House 216-215. Virgil Goode voted against Medicare Part D.
Virgil Goode voted against Medicare Part D.
Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional authorizations of appropriations for the health centers program under section 330 of such Act, and for other purposes.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow retired public safety officers to elect an annual exclusion from gross income up to $5,000 for distributions from governmental retirement plans for the payment of accident or health insurance or long-term care insurance.