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Proposed Doc Fix Would Slash $27B from Hospitals, ACA
Health Leaders Media

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced Wednesday that a joint House-Senate conference committee had reached “an agreement in principle” on a proposal to once again delay the 27.4% in Medicare reimbursement cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1.

The proposed deal would delay hefty Medicare provider reimbursement cuts and would include $27 billion in program cuts to hospitals, home health agencies, and clinical labs, according to a summary document received Wednesday by HealthLeaders Media.