House Passes Measure To Kick Doctor Cuts Down The Road For 30 Days

Following passage of a similar bill by the Senate, the House of Representatives has passed a measure to extend the current reimbursement rate structure for doctors for 30 days.    The House approved the measure passed by the Senate in a voice vote that will extend the current payment formula for Medicare doctors.  The measure will now be passed along to the President for his signature and Congress will need to address this issue again to in the coming weeks.  Leaders in both the House and Senate have been discussing various fixes that will create a year-long solution for 2011.