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Congress Examines Reforms to Payment Practices for Medicare Doctors

Washington, DC
Thursday, June 14, 2012

.Health insurance executives called the Affordable Care Act “necessary” Thursday at a Senate Finance Committee roundtable discussion on Medicare payments to physicians. Committee Chairman Max Baucus asked the panel about the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision on the Affordable Care Act and its affect on health care. CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield President said the changes underway were “unstoppable regardless of what the Supreme Court decides.”

The roundtable focused on how their companies deal with doctor payments for Medicare-related services. The current reimbursement

Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 12:38pm (ET)

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