Friday, June 18, 2010

Senate Approves Last-Minute Delay for Medicare Physician Cuts

Yesterday's Medicare pay cuts for physicians have been delayed in a last-minute compromise deal today by the U.S. Senate.  The agreement was passed by "unanimous consent" without a roll call vote.  (I need to go back to 8th grade Government 101 to figure out how that is done!)

The last minute agreement means that the pay cuts will be reversed.  The House of Representatives will (hopefully) pass the measure on Monday.  In the meantime, Medicare is still holding on to June claims and will pay them when everything gets approved.  These "fixes" will only last 6 months and then we will go through this again.

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