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Video: Congress Passes One-Month Medicare ‘Doc Fix’

Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News; Jackie Judd, Kaiser Family Foundation

As Congress resumed its lame duck session, the House passed a one-month extension of a Medicare physician payment “fix” that would stop scheduled cuts for another month. Meanwhile, the Senate rejected a repeal of the so-called “1099” tax reporting provision in the health law that requires that businesses file a form for any purchase of goods or services worth more than $600.

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