Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Senate bans AMA from Medicare talks, February 21, 2008
The Senate Finance Committee has banned the American Medical Association from discussions about an upcoming Medicare package that would stop a 10 percent cut to physician fees. "AMA lost the trust" of Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus "when it broke a confidentiality agreement about Medicare talks last year and informed state affiliates," according to CongressDaily. The cuts are scheduled to go into effect on July 1.