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Tue Jan 1, 2013, 03:53 AM

DU, why is there no permanent Doc fix with the Medicare reimbursement rates?

It seems like both sides regularly agree to this doc fix every time it comes up, why don't they just fix it permanently?

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Reply DU, why is there no permanent Doc fix with the Medicare reimbursement rates? (Original post)
Firebrand Gary Jan 2013 OP
HiPointDem Jan 2013 #1
Firebrand Gary Jan 2013 #2
HiPointDem Jan 2013 #3

Response to Firebrand Gary (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 04:05 AM

1. if they fix it permanently, it can't be a poker chip in future games. unlike the tax stuff, which

 

is now fixed permanently.

so what will we bargain with in the next negotiation?

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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 05:37 AM

2. It seems to me

That both sides support the higher reimbursement rates? I must be wrong...

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Response to Firebrand Gary (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 05:59 AM

3. what higher reimbursement rates? the last time out, they cut, i believe.

 

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