The Medicare “Doc Fix” – who will pay for it?

Congress is proposing a so-called “doc fix” deal, part of which 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.

Thus far, there are no corresponding reductions in spending to compensate for the proposed changes, raising concern that Republicans will oppose approval.

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