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AMA Blasts House for Not Voting on Doc Pay Cut
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As Congress left the Capitol for a two-week holiday over the weekend, the American Medical Association took the occasion to blast lawmakers for the “unconscionable” action of not acting on the “doc fix”—slated to expire on April 1.

Earlier this month, the Senate voted to delay the physician pay cut of 21.2% in Medicare reimbursement until Oct. 1. But the House did not take up the action, and as a result, the previous decisions by both chambers still stand. And that’s April 1.

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