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Congress Passes Bill Averting Medicare Pay Cut For Doctors

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Monday to legislation to avert a pay cut for doctors who parti...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats Plot Move To Make Medicare Changes Harder | Sam Stein | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of a midterm elections effort to portray Democrats as the party protecting and nurturing the middle class, the Democratic Senate...

House Approves Bill To Stop Cut To Medicare Doctors

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

BY ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PERSS WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday passed legislation to give doctors a yearlong reprieve from a loom...

House Finalizing Bill To Stop Cuts To Medicare Doctors

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors who treat Medicare patients would get a last-minute reprieve from a scheduled 24 percent cut in their government reimburse...

Congressional Leaders Agree On Measure Preventing Medicare Payment Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders agreed Wednesday on legislation to avert a threatened 24 percent cut in fees to doctors who treat Medicare p...

Looking for Medicare Savings? Look No Further Than Big Pharma

Joe Baker | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Joe Baker

Unlike some of the most discussed Medicare savings proposals, the Medicare Drug Savings Act finds savings where there is money to be found, from a windfall the pharmaceutical industry -- not from the empty pockets of people with Medicare.