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SGR pushed off for two months


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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.

MORE:

http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2009/12/16/medicare-payments-to-docs-here-comes-the-two-month-patch/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wsj%2Fhealth%2Ffeed+%28WSJ.com%3A+Health+Blog%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher

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