Fiscal Cliff and the Medicare Doc Fix
Sarah Kliff talked about the “doc fix,” the formula for paying doctors under Medicare, and how it relates to the “fiscal… read more
Sarah Kliff talked about the “doc fix,” the formula for paying doctors under Medicare, and how it relates to the “fiscal cliff.” She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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