With senate going on break, doc fix postponed until mid-April

March 31, 2015 9:07 PM

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In spite of pressure from the House and President Obama, the senate adjourned on Friday for spring break without passing a repeal of Medicare’s SGR formula for physician reimbursement.

It is expected that the Senate will pass the legislation soon after they return on April 13. Otherwise, physicians will take a 21% cut in Medicare reimbursements, slated to kick in on March 31. However, the CMS has suggested that in order to keep the cuts at bay, it can delay processing claims. So t...

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