Medicare Physician Payment Cuts May Increase Cost Of Private Insurance

Right now there are a lot of people predicting that if the Medicare cuts are not fixed then health care providers will cost shift to private carriers. This means that if the 21% reduction in Medicare reimbursement is not fixed the hospitals will charge private insurance more money. I find this hard to believe. Hospitals can try to […]

Medicare Reimbursement Reduced as of June 1st 2010

As it stands as of June 1st  the Medicare Reimbursement rate for Medicare is going to be reduced 21%. This means the Doctors and Hospitals are going to be paid 21% less for treating Medicare patients. This is going to have a huge impact on physicians practices. What could happen is Doctors will not be […]