Doctors' payments snag health bill
A plan to end a program that would cut government payments to doctors is emerging as the flash point in the debate over whether President Barack Obama's effort to overhaul the health system would increase the federal budget deficit. The proposal was crucial to winning support from the American Medical Association, but it has also made it tougher to argue that the health overhaul would pay for itself, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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