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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309950-4
Category:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2012

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  • Dec 14, 2012 | 8:15am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 14, 2012 | 8:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 14, 2012 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Dec 14, 2012 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Dec 15, 2012 | 2:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2012 | 7:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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