Doctors Say Medicare Cuts Would Be Devastating

Congress is taking steps to avoid major cuts in Medicare payments to health care providers. The Vermont Medical Society says that’s good news because the cuts would have been devastating to doctors across the state and would have most likely forced some private practice physicians out of business.

Governor Changes His Mind On Medicare Rebate Checks

The Douglas Administration has changed its mind about asking senior citizens to send their upcoming Medicare rebate checks to the state. The Governor now says getting the checks back would be an administrative nightmare, and so he’s decided to back down from the issue.