One-third of physicians may leave Medicare if reimbursement is cut. “The AMA has laid out the prospect of a major exodus of physicians from Medicare if Congress doesn’t rescind or modify plans to cut Part B payments to physicians by 4.4% next January. And this time, said the AMA, it’s serious.

AMA officers said today that they expect about a third of physicians to stop accepting new Medicare patients if the pay cut goes into effect on New Year’s Day.”

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