Pete Stark dares physicians to drop Medicare

Anti-physician rhetoric from Rep. Stark, who lays down the gauntlet:

Some on Capitol Hill expect Congress to slap a similar payment patch on Medicare in June, although one prominent House Democrat would prefer to let the Medicare cuts happen. “I’m inclined to do nothing,” Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., told CongressDaily. “My colleagues, my staff say, ‘Oh, dear, the doctors would all drop Medicare.’ I don’t believe it. I don’t believe that doctors are willing to give up half their income.”

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