House, Senate Leaders Agree To Extend Medicare Doc Fix

Law360, Washington (March 26, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT) -- Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have reached a bipartisan deal to extend by a year the "doc fix" measure preventing scheduled cuts to Medicare reimbursements for doctors from going into effect, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Wednesday.

The extension, agreed to by Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., will be put in place before March 31 when the current doc fix is set to expire as lawmakers continue to debate ways to pay for a longer-term solution that would...
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