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Emerging 'doc fix' deal includes only a partial cost offset

from Modern Healthcare

A proposed congressional "doc fix" deal will include a permanent repeal of Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula and a two-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program with a total cost exceeding $200 billion. Only a portion of the cost will be offset by spending cuts, said four lobbyists familiar with the negotiations. Funding a permanent fix has stymied Congress during past attempts to move beyond a temporary patch for the issue, as was done last year. more

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