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Jan
14

Medicare reimbursement to MDs to increase

Medicare will increase payments to physicians by 2.6% in 2006.
While this will likely not lead to a line out the door at the Bentley dealerships, it will impact other health care payers whose reimbursement is tied to Medicare – including most states that use Medicare as a basis for their Workers’ Comp fee schedules.
Note that 2.6% is well under the general rate of inflation. Again, providers will undoubtedly seek to recover the lost income from other payers…


Joe Paduda is the principal of Health Strategy Associates

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