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Docs Worried as Payment Cut Deadline Nears
Health Leaders Media

Despite a stepped-up lobbying effort over the past months, leading physicians’ groups appear resigned and exasperated with the idea that Congress will not take permanent action to fix the sustainable growth rate formula before 21% reimbursement cuts for Medicare take effect March 1.

While all but surrendering hope for a permanent solution to end the annual “doc fix” on Capitol Hill, physicians now wonder if an 11th hour temporary fix is doable.