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The Doc Fix and the Fiscal Cliff

President Barack Obama has signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which continues current Medicare payment rates for the nation’s physicians through Dec. 31, 2013. This bill nullifies the Sustainable Growth Rate which, if implemented, would have reduced Medicare payments to physicians by 26.5 percent. ┬áThe doc fix will cost $10.6 billion in fiscal […]

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