Thursday, June 17, 2010

The Doctor is Out for Medicare Patients

Breaking news tonight that in a last minute shocker, the Senate voted today against postponing a scheduled 21% cut in Medicare reimbursement to physicians and other health providers.  60 senators were needed to end filibuster debate and stop the cuts under Senate rules.  Fifty-six voted in favor, with 40 opposed. There was no Republican support. (And, of course, no support from Senator Lieberman,

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