The game of Chicken continues: Senate Delays Medicare Pay Cut to June 1

April 15, 2010 — Physicians once again have dodged a financial bullet. The Senate today voted 59 to 38 to delay a 21.2% Medicare pay cut from April 1 to June 1 — the third such delay this year.The postponement of the massive reduction in Medicare reimbursement was part of a larger bill that extends expired unemployment compensation benefits and subsidies for health insurance premiums for out-of-work Americans under the COBRA program.

via Senate Delays Medicare Pay Cut to June 1.

I’m absolutely certain that by June 1st there will be a seriously well thought out solution to this. /snark.


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