Many have been following the question of the "doc fix" -- Wall Street Journal has an update:
Medicare Payments to Docs: Here Comes the Two-Month Patch
By Jacob Goldstein
All year, Congress has been trying to figure out what to do about the 21% cut in Medicare payments to doctors that’s set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2010. The latest legislative maneuver would block the cut — but only for two months.
That short-term patch is tucked inside a big defense spending bill the House passed today.