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Neurosurgery Mentioned in Article on 2023 Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule

On Aug. 19, Medscape published an article titled, “Physicians’ Medicare Pay Keeps Dwindling ― How Bad Will It Get?” The report featured AANS/CNS Washington Committee chair John K. Ratliff, MD, FAANS, who stated that the “constant cutting of Medicare rates, which has been going on for years, makes it hard for practices to make ends meet.” And while Congress might pare back the steep Medicare payment cuts as it has for the past two years, Dr. Ratliff noted that “last-minute changes create a lack of stability and a lack of clarity for our practice environment.”

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