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CMS notice spurs AMA to stress doc-pay fix
Modern Healthcare

The American Medical Association on Wednesday called on Congress to act immediately to avert a looming 27% Medicare payment cut to physicians after a notice from the CMS indicated there will be no delay in the processing of claims payments under the Medicare physician fee schedule. “The threat is real and a cut of 26.5 percent is simply unsustainable,” AMA President Dr. Jeremy Lazarus said in a statement.