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MA, Provider Relief Fund, Physician Fee Schedule Drawn Into GOP, Dems’ Fight Over Medicare

By Michelle M. Stein, Bridget Early, Dorothy Mills-Gregg / February 27, 2023 at 6:58 PM
Key House GOP lawmakers are seizing on CMS’ refusal to budge on Alzheimer’s drug coverage restrictions in what they allege is the latest example of the administration cutting back Medicare amidst a heated battle between Republicans and Democrats over which party is the strongest protector of the program, and the physician fee schedule, Medicare Advantage and the Provider Relief Fund are also caught in the crossfire. “President Biden and Washington Democrats have waged a sustained assault on Medicare, and this...

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