The clock is ticking on the doc fix--again

"Today, Nov. 17, is White Coat Wednesday, and the American Medical Association wants every physician, medical employee and patient to call its toll-free hotline--1.800.833.6354--every day until Nov. 30, to insist that Congress vote for the 13-month patch to the sustainable growth rate formula," writes FiercePracticeManagement Editor Debra Beaulieu. "This is just one of the recent steps in the organization's hard lobby to protect physicians from the 23 percent cut scheduled to go into effect Dec. 1. Beginning this week, USA Today and other Washington, D.C.- based newspapers will run AMA ads calling for lawmakers to stop the cut." -- Read the full article at FiercePracticeManagement