Posted: 4/15/2013 4:45:00 PM
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2014 budget includes a variety of what he says are "manageable" changes for Medicare's 54 million beneficiaries as well as for the hospitals, nursing homes and othe…
Posted: 1/2/2013 3:46:00 PM
Legislation passed by Congress on New Year’s Day to avert the dreaded “fiscal cliff” would stop a scheduled payment cut in Medicare physician payments. But hospitals, which have to bear a major pa…
Posted: 12/10/2012 2:20:00 PM
The impending "fiscal cliff" is a package of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes set to kick in next month unless President Barack Obama and Capitol Hill agree on a way to stop them.
Posted: 2/12/2011 3:37:00 PM
The Obama administration often touts the health-law provision that over the next decade will close the unpopular "doughnut hole" -- a gap in Medicare prescription drug coverage.
Posted: 2/16/2010 6:00:00 PM
In their effort to overhaul the health system, President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats pressed hospitals, drug makers and other providers to accept billions of dollars in government pay…
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Health Care Cuts to Lower Deficits
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