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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In the new crackdown, Medicare cut off payments to the Scooter Store, which resulted in the company's going out of business.
The 5% Medicare cut implemented in 2013 (a combination of health reform cuts and sequestration) is already having immense consequences for smaller labs with these kinds of margins.
Unfortunately, the proposed Medicare cut, annually negated by Congress, has resulted in annual medical mini-fiscal cliffs.
The Medicare cut will impact physicians, hospitals, other health care providers, health plans, and prescription drug plans but will not directly impact beneficiaries.
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.
Medicare cut practice reimbursement in 2003 for the second year.
6 million in lost revenue during 2013 alone from the 2 percent Medicare cut.
On January 1, Medicare cut physician fees across the board by 5.
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.
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.
Medicare patients and caregivers in rural skilled nursing facilities will be hit especially hard by the 10% Medicare cut that went into effect on Oct.
This year, Medicare cut payments to doctors nationwide by 5.

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