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Texas doctors seeking support to replace Medicare reimbursement formula

Dallas Morning News, April 6, 2010

Texas doctors launched a campaign to collect 1 million signatures from patients and sympathizers in support of scrapping the federal government's Medicare reimbursement formula. Under the current payment structure, doctors are facing a 21% cut in Medicare reimbursements. While they're almost certain Congress will step in to prevent the cuts, doctors said they're tired of temporary fixes year after year, the Dallas Morning News reports.