Obama signs one-year 'doc fix' bill

President Obama finally signed the one-year "doc fix" bill passed by Congress last week into law last night, thus putting on hold a 25 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements for doctors that would have taken affect Jan. 1, reports DOTmed News. Now Congress has one year to come up with a permanent solution for the cuts. "We all agree that this formula needs to be changed," Nancy-Ann DeParle, a health reform official, wrote on the White House blog. "Now's the time to get it done." Article

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