The 15% Medicare Doc Cut and Medicare Advantage Payments--The Battle Has Begun Again

Friday, January 18, 2008
Key players in the Congress are voicing some optimism that they can fix the 10% reduction in Medicare physician fees that will occur on July 1 and the further 5% reduction that is on track to follow on January 1, 2009.It is not surprising that Democrats would be sounding optimistic this early in the new session, but what is interesting is that we are hearing some willingness to compromise on the