Medicare patients at risk from fiscal...

Medicare patients at risk from fiscal cliff

There are 1 comment on the KCCI-TV Des Moines story from Nov 30, 2012, titled Medicare patients at risk from fiscal cliff. In it, KCCI-TV Des Moines reports that:

Thanks to bad timing, the Medicare fees that doctors are paid for treating seniors has gotten tangled up in the same high-stakes deal-making to avert the fiscal cliff -- across the board tax hikes and spending cuts that kick in January.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1 Nov 30, 2012
But, instead of treating the patient regardless of a small loss in profits, the doctors opt to turn them away. Nice Hippocratic oath there, it means nothing now, US doctors don't care about the patients, they just care about their wallets.

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