What if One of These Medicare Physician Payment Cuts Actually Passes?

September 2008
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2008, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p32
The article discusses the potential impact on the U.S. healthcare system if one of the proposed Medicare physician payment cuts actually passes. A survey conducted by the Medical Group Management Association revealed that 46% of physicians has threatened to start limiting patients when faced with a 10.6% reduction. Even if the figures are not as high, seniors' access to care will drop.


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