Senate delays vote on Medicare payment fix for two weeks

March 27, 2015 8:10 AM

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Senate delays vote on Medicare payment fix for two weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate will wait more than two weeks before acting on a bill to permanently fix the flawed formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, after an April 1 deadline to start a 21 percent cut in payment rates.

Senate Republican and Democratic leaders said early on Friday that they would take the bill up when they return on April 13 from an Easter/Passover break.

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