Legislation Passed to Grant Physicians another Temporary Reprieve from Large Cuts to Medicare Reimbursement

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed another bill temporarily putting off a large cut to the Medicare physician fee schedule. The bill, H.R. 3962, would delay the 21 percent cut in Medicare payments to physicians for six months, and would provide for an increase of 2.2 percent. Having been passed by the Senate last week,…