Reconciliation Bill

Medicare physicians receive temporary reprieve from pending pay cut

Medicare physicians are once again facing a 21.2% pay cut when a provision to delay the reduction expires at midnight Thursday. But the government has ordered that claims submitted on or after April 1 be held for an additional 10 days until Congress can return from recess, according to a news outlet.

ONE DAY TO GO: McKnight's Online Expo to start Wednesday as Senate debates healthcare fixes

ONE DAY TO GO: McKnight's Online Expo to start Wednesday as Senate debates healthcare fixes

Now that the House has passed a healthcare reform bill, long-term care leaders are again turning their sights to the Senate. That chamber is expected to begin debating changes to the healthcare reform bill today.