Medicare Cut to Cost Minnesota Physicians $270 Million

November 2011
Minnesota Medicine;Nov2011, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p18
The article reports on the cut in the Medicare payments to physicians for the care of elderly and disabled patients in the U.S. It states that practice revenues will be reduced by 19,000 U.S. dollars per physician and the Medicare payments will be reduced by 29.5 percent in Minnesota in 2012. Responses of the physicians on the cut and termination of the treatment of existing Medicare patients during a survey conducted by the Minnesota Medical Association are also presented.


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