Will Medicare beneficiaries suffer as payments drop?

May 2005
Dermatology Times;May2005, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p9
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The article analyzes the impact of a decision by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to reduce physician payments by 4.3 percent on average in 2006 and increase the monthly premium by $11, on physicians and Medicare beneficiaries. The Alliance of Specialty Medicine has asked the U.S. Congress to remove inequities from the Medicare payment Sustainable Growth Rate formula.


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