Sequestration cuts threaten physician pay, program funding

01/11/2013 | AAFP News Now

U.S. lawmakers and the Obama administration disagree on how to offset $24 billion in sequestration cuts scheduled for late March that include a 2% reduction in Medicare physician pay and a more than 7% decrease in funding for programs important to family medicine. The AAFP is working to help ensure budget cuts do not adversely affect primary care physicians and training programs. Board Chair Glen Stream, M.D., said Congress should "avoid the blunt instrument approach to budget-cutting."

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