Congressional deal meets docs halfway on pay, extends telehealth flexibility
Dec 21, 2022
Potential pay cut relief that addresses some physician and therapist concerns is tucked into a 4,000-page proposed 2023 spending bill announced Monday by members of Congress.
Provider lobbyists and lawmakers speed up pleas for help with physician fee cuts
Dec 14, 2022
With a looming Friday deadline to keep the government funded, time is running out for Congress to prevent or abate Medicare physician’s fee cuts proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
House Appropriations Subcommittee spending plan takes axe to new health law
Jul 18, 2012
The House Appropriations Subcommittee passed a draft 2013 spending bill Wednesday that dramatically slashes healthcare outlays.
GOP bill discounting Medicare bad debt ignites skilled nursing backlash
Dec 12, 2011
Advocates for skilled nursing operators started a counteroffensive Monday in Washington to fight bad-debt provisions of a new House GOP spending bill. Introduced Friday, the bill asks skilled nursing operators...