Medicare news keeps getting worse

Gratty, Bob
June 2006
Dermatology Times;Jun2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p5
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The article presents the 2006 Medicare Trustees Report which admonishes that Medicare will run out of money by 2018 in the U.S. The study impacted the practice of physicians who have been attempting to eradicate the Sustainable Growth Rate component of Medicare payment formula. The trustees recommended the increase in Medicare premiums to replenish the lost funds.


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