Urologists, MedPAC agree: 'Everything is not OK'

March 2008
Urology Times;Mar2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p41
The article reports on the expected recommendation to the U.S. Congress regarding the 1.1% increase in Medicare physician fees for 2009 by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPac). It states that MedPac's suggestion for 2009 was approved at a commission meeting, but not without dissent by some physician members who said it is totally inadequate, and that the entire reimbursement system for Medicare physicians is broken and that a crisis looms.


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