Medicare Physician Pay Cut
House, Senate set to vote this week on bill that would repeal RUG-IV delay, extend Medicaid funding increaseMay 24, 2010
Congress is expected to vote this week on a bill that would restore the original implementation date for version four of the Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) payment system.
The countdown begins again. Only two weeks remain until a 21% pay cut for Medicare physicians takes effect, and lawmakers once again are debating between a temporary and a permanent fix to the problem.