Fiscal cliff could mean twice the hit on docs | MassDevice.com On Call

December 24, 2012 by MassDevice staff

The impending fiscal cliff could result in a double whammy for doctors if Congress doesn't come to terms on an agreement.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Doctors have a lot riding on a fiscal cliff decision, with both a sequestration measure and a Medicare reimbursement cut on the line if Congress fails to come to an agreement before the start of the year.

Healthcare providers are hoping that Congress will act in order to stop a % cut in payments to Medicare plans under sequestration, as well a more than 26% cut in Medicare reimbursements, Politico reported.

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