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Medicare to cut device payout
San Diego Union-Tribune

Anyone who watches cable television knows the pitch: Seniors, you can order a fancy new scooter, and don’t worry about the cost. Medicare will foot the bill.

Starting July 1, Medicare will still pay, but less, much less, than it does now. That will save money for the government program, but firms that sell the scooters and other medical devices say it will threaten their businesses.