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Senate Gives Doc Fix Six Month Reprieve, But 21% Cuts Go Into Effect Today
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The U.S. Senate reached an 11th hour deal today and unanimously agreed to extend a $6.4 billion temporary “doc fix” deadline for 21% cuts in Medicare by another six months.

However, the cuts still go into effect today because the U.S. House won’t act on the measure until at least Monday.