November 1, 2008

Make sure lawmakers know how Medicare policy affects your ASC

By: OR Manager

By passing then overriding President Bush's veto of legislation that would have reduced Medicare payments to physicians, Congress demonstrated an often-forgotten fact citizen voices can make a difference. On July 15, the House voted to reinstate HR 6331, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008. The act eliminated a pending 10% payment cut to physicians treating Medicare patients, among other provisions.

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