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Extreme disruption of Medicare funding forecast if Affordable Care Act is tossed out

Extreme disruption of Medicare funding forecast if Affordable Care Act is tossed out

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Healthcare experts on both sides of the political spectrum are warning that the Medicare program could unravel if the Supreme Court deems the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. Nursing homes, and others might not get paid, at least one expert says.

MedPAC wants to undo doctor payment system, lower rates to them and other providers

MedPAC wants to undo doctor payment system, lower rates to them and other providers

A chief Medicare advisory committee has recommended that Congress repeal a 10-year-old physician reimbursement system and then reduce payments to specialists and other healthcare providers to pay for the change.