Medicare reprieve for doctors--and patients

Rose, Joan R.; Wollenberg, Yvonne Chilik
January 2007
Medical Economics;1/5/2007, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p17
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the congressional action to avert the 5 percent Medicare physician payment cut in the U.S. The author offers information about the reaction of several physicians concerning the congressional action. Under legislation passed by both houses, physicians will continue to receive the 2006 payment rate, and $1.35 billion will be set aside to fund payment and quality improvement.


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