Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Congress Overrides Medicare Veto: So Did America Win?

We're looking for some feedback from our readers. As we all know, the AMA and AOA were pushing pretty hard to have this bill passed and now they've had their way. Doctors are now protected from a 10.6% funding to treat Medicare patients. One of many adequate news pieces on the subject is available at:

So did doctors, patients, and America win on this one? Let us know what you think! Please post your comments in the comment box or email them to

Maytag and Rusty Scalpel are doing some additional research on the subject and their take may surprise you. Check back in the next couple of days for their analysis of the bill and veto.

Rusty Scalpel

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If America is a general term is referring to the American taxpayer I would have to say NO! They just got a forced transfer of wealth from the government to the politically connected - the physicians.