Because of this vote, you will not face the 21% pay cut until April 1, explains Part B Insider editor, Torrey Kim. Hopefully by that point, a more permanent fix will have been introduced. “The Senate is working on a bill that would extend the current Medicare payment rate until Oct. 1,” reports this article from the AAFP site.
H. R. 4691 is a “hodgepodge” bill that contains a lot of other provisions in addition to this month’s conversion factor freeze, reports The Wall Street Journal. The bill also extends COBRA’s health insurance subsidies.
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