Liability reform may come at expense of another pay cut

June 1, 2003

Congress may want to cut provider payments to pay for parts of Medicarebill, Scully saysWashington-There are signs that House Republicans and the Bush administrationmay be preparing to pull out all the stops to pass medical liability insurancereform legislation this year as a way to placate physicians who face anotherprojected reduction in Medicare reimbursement levels next year.