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Spending bill in Congress includes numerous health care policy measures

Posted On: Dec. 21, 2022 9:20 AM CST

A sweeping spending bill announced by Congress on Dec. 20 includes numerous changes to federal health policy, including easing Medicare provider pay cuts, restarting Medicare redeterminations and extending federal rural hospital programs, Healthcare Dive reports. The spending bill proposes a Medicare PAYGO physician pay cut of 2% beginning in January 2023, increasing to 3.5% in 2024.