Key Senate, House Committee Chairs Offer Plan To Fix Medicare Doctor Payments

Kaiser Health News staff writer Mary Agnes Carey reports: “The Democratic And Republican leaders of two key congressional committees have agreed on a framework to scrap the problematic Medicare payment formula for physicians and replace it with one that would link physician reimbursement to the quality of care provided, a step that could put an end to the annual ‘doc fix’ debate” (Carey, 10/31). Read the story.

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