Doctors would see their federal Medicare reimbursement rates hold steady in December, under a bipartisan bill passed Thursday in the Senate.
The $1 billion measure would block a scheduled 23% cut in physician payments. The so-called doc-fix legislation was introduced by Senators Max Baucus, a Montana Democrat, and Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Senate tries to protect doctors from Medicare rate cuts
I thought it was about saving money under Obamacare and one of the fixes is letting the medicare cuts happen for doctors? Oh well.