Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the President signed into law:
H.R. 2, the "Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015," which permanently replaces Medicare's sustainable growth rate system for physician payments and reforms Medicare physician payment policies to encourage efficient, high-quality care; extends for two years funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program; extends numerous other expiring health provisions and the Secure Rural Schools program; and removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards and makes other Medicare improvements.
Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/319529