Payroll Tax

Washington's attempt to pass a long-term care tax failed. Here's why, and what's next.

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A bipartisan effort to help seniors pay for nursing home care died last week when Washington's state Legislature ended its 2018 session.

GOP bill would extend Medicare therapy caps exceptions process, delay physician pay cut for two years

GOP bill would extend Medicare therapy caps exceptions process, delay physician pay cut for two years

House Republicans introduced legislation Friday that would extend the outpatient therapy caps exception process. Without Congressional action, the caps would go back into full effect Jan. 1. The proposed legislation also would postpone huge Medicare doctor pay cuts by two years through a package that would scuttle parts of the healthcare reform law.