Medicare cut

Medicare cut

A popular term for a reduction in Medicare’s reimbursement paid to physician providers.

The 2003 Medicare cuts ranged from 3% for family practitioners to 5% for allergists, gastroenterologists and general surgeons.
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Certainty is tempered in these areas, he said, by the fact that the public is split on the issue - it wants the national debt reduced and the federal budget balanced, but it doesn't want Medicare cut.
By repealing the Medicare cut beginning January 1, 2015, this legislation will protect access to the quality, skilled home healthcare on which more than 85,000 seniors across Georgia depend.
This comes with the threat of yet another $42 billion national Medicare cut proposal from President Obama last week - and on top of the 5.
Home health leaders warn that this decline is a direct result of the 14 percent Medicare cut the Obama Administration began implementing on January 1 as part of the Affordable Care Act.
We are deeply concerned that the unprecedented 14 percent Medicare cut stemming from Obamacare will not only halt the significant job growth that home health has supported over the last year, but also reverse this positive trend.
There is little doubt that if this draconian Medicare cut contained in CMS's proposed rule were to be finalized after the 60-day comment period, it would seriously hurt the stability of the Medicare ESRD program and jeopardize quality and patient access to dialysis care.
AUSTIN, Texas, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With budget conferees locked in key negotiations over the final parameters and details of the state budget, the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) encouraged lawmakers to ensure Texas nursing homes and the vulnerable patients under their care receive the priority required to help cope with local facilities' operational instability in the wake of 2011's $58 million state Medicaid cut and last month's new $51 million federal Medicare cut.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Senate and House Conferees now named to help guide, shape and direct the final state budget towards ultimate passage, the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) encouraged the lawmakers to ensure Texas nursing homes and the vulnerable patients under their care receive the priority required to help cope with the operational instability caused by 2011's $58 million state Medicaid cut and the new $51 million federal Medicare cut, now in effect.
In-depth research and expertise in Chiropractic billing has helped MBC billing specialists tackle the Medicare cut implications, and help reduce the negative impact on revenue for various Chiropractic practices across US.
David Peknay, an S&P director on corporate healthcare ratings, said the agency anticipates the Medicare cut could reduce nursing home EBITDA by 30 percent and 60 percent "depending on the company and many other factors.
This year we will work with Congress, the administration, and seniors to stop the 2008 Medicare cut and enact a more permanent solution to the flawed Medicare physician payment formula," Dr.
The Medicare cut C called "rebasing" C will amount to an unprecedented total cut of 14 percent.

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