January 23, 2014

An executive summary of political, legal and regulatory issues that may impact your business, prepared by Polsinelli Health Care legal and Public Policy professionals.

Congress Approves Budget Deal with Short-Term 'Doc Fix'

By a vote of 64-36, the Senate passed a two-year budget agreement on December 18, 2013 that includes an extension of Medicare physician payment reimbursement rates through March 2014, as well as "extenders" for several other health programs set to expire on January 1, 2014.

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