House and Senate Conferees Reach a Deal on Extending “Physician Fix”, Payroll Tax Holiday, Unemployment Insurance

House and Senate conferees have reached a deal on legislation that would extend the payroll tax holiday, extend unemployment insurance coverage, and rescue physicians from a 27 percent cut in their Medicare fees. The $150 billion package was worked out by House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI); Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus…