Some Doctors, Patients Balk At Medicare’s ‘Flat Fee’ Payment Proposal

(By Martha Bebinger for NPR)

The Trump administration announced a plan Friday that would affect about 40 percent of the payments physicians receive from Medicare. Not everybody’s pleased.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services calls its proposed plan a historic effort to reduce paperwork and improve patient care. But some doctors and advocates for patients fear it could be a disaster. Continue reading article here…

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