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Published on Oct 11, 2011
The Texas Medical Association unveils new statewide physician survey data showing half of the physicians responding might be forced to opt out of Medicare if Congress does not act by January. Only Congress can avert the almost 30-percent cut to Medicare doctor payments scheduled for Jan. 1. This video explains the reason and the potential effects: Unfortunately, Medicare patients — senior citizens and people with long-term disabilities — and Tricare patients from military families might have coverage, but not a physician of their choice.