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Providers: Doctors Face 'Worse' Fiscal Cliff

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s the nation hurtles toward the fiscal cliff, doctors are staring down a much more daunting abyss, a panel of experts said Thursday at POLITICO Pro’s health care breakfast briefing.

Not only do doctors face a 2 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements because of the failure — thus far — to avoid sequestration, but they’re also looking at a 27 percent reduction in pay in the absence of a deal to fix the Medicare payment formula.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/11/providers-doctors-face-worse-fiscal-cliff-84388.html#ixzz2DiRHMiPE

s the nation hurtles toward the fiscal cliff, doctors are staring down a much more daunting abyss, a panel of experts said Thursday at POLITICO Pro’s health care breakfast briefing.

Not only do doctors face a 2 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements because of the failure — thus far — to avoid sequestration, but they’re also looking at a 27 percent reduction in pay in the absence of a deal to fix the Medicare payment formula.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/11/providers-doctors-face-worse-fiscal-cliff-84388.html#ixzz2DiRHMiPE

As the nation hurtles toward the fiscal cliff, doctors are staring down a much more daunting abyss, a panel of experts said Thursday at POLITICO Pro’s health care breakfast briefing.

Not only do doctors face a 2 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements because of the failure — thus far — to avoid sequestration, but they’re also looking at a 27 percent reduction in pay in the absence of a deal to fix the Medicare payment formula.

Read the full story: http://politi.co/YxAh2J

Source: Politico

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