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Bloomberg: There’s a Better Way to Pay Doctors

November 06, 2013 — In Case You Missed It...

Congress may soon vote on a bill changing how, and how much, Medicare pays doctors. That’s a good idea -- so long as taxpayers benefit, too.The impetus for the change is a problem that Congress itself created. In 1997, lawmakers tried to keep down Medicare spending by limiting the growth of doctors’ payments. That was the idea, anyway; every year since 2003, physicians ...

Obama’s pledge that ‘no one will take away’ your health plan

October 30, 2013 — In Case You Missed It...

“That means that no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.”– President Obama, speech to the American Medical Association, June ...