Medicare Reimbursment Rates and Deficit Spending
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The Senate has, so far, failed to defer scheduled 21% payment cuts to physicians treating Medicare patients: Physician reimbursement rates and the political crossfire over new government spending.
senior fellow, Brookings Institution,
vice chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System (1996-99);
director, White House Office of Management and Budget (1994-96); and founding director, Congressional Budget Office (1975-83).
Assistant Vice President,
Director, Program on Payment System Reform,
The Commonwealth Fund
is Executive Director of Families USA, a national non-profit organization for health care consumers.
senior budget analyst, The Heritage Foundation