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Half Of Texas Doctors May Drop Medicare If Cuts Enacted, Survey Says

Medicare

First Posted: 10/07/11 05:28 PM ET Updated: 10/28/11 05:16 PM ET

McClatchy:

Half of Texas physicians would consider withdrawing from the Medicare program if Congress allows a forthcoming deep cut in reimbursement payments, Texas Medical Association officials said Thursday.

The result of the cut could mean more elderly people would lose access to their doctors and have trouble finding new ones, said Dr. Bruce Malone, association president.

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