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House, Senate vote to delay Medicare physician fee cuts

The House and Senate have approved a payroll tax package that includes a measure delaying a 27.4% cut in Medicare reimbursements for physicians, scheduled to take effect March 1, until Dec. 31. The American Medical Association has expressed disappointment with the measure, saying it would have preferred a more permanent solution to the problem. MedPage Today (free registration) (2/18)

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