Dr Fragen in the operating room

Links for 2007-06-08


* [TheHill.com – The cure to the physician crisis](http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/the-cure-to-the-physician-crisis-2007-06-06.html)
The first principle of sensible physician workforce reform will require Congress to immediately halt any cuts in Medicare physician reimbursement. Allowing these scheduled cuts to go into effect would create a chain reaction in the medical community and diminish the quantity and quality of healthcare available to all Americans and not just Medicare beneficiaries. Congress must also address this in a long-term nature or face future catastrophe because the problem only becomes more expensive if it is allowed to persist.
*Finally a member of Congress who gets it. Naturally he’s an MD.*