Blog | Monday, March 8, 2010

QD: News Every Day--Health care reform's "endgame"


http://money.cnn.com/2010/03/04/news/economy/medicare_doctor_costs/index.htm All the talk is of the endgame to health care reform. You'll find the word used repeatedly as the fourth column discusses the timeframe, strategy and roadmap how to finish the legislation. ACP Internist points out that even if passed, future legislators can continue the game year after year. It's the sport of kings.

Medicare pay cut
Primary care doctor William Schreiber, MD, broke down his practice expenses and figures the pending 21% Medicare pay cut would leave him with the equivalent pay of a minimum-wage job. The pay cut has been pushed back until the end of the month. (CNN)