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Will the price controls in Obamacare affect Medicare patients' access to care?

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As explained by Medicare's actuaries, the price controls in the Affordable Care Act will cut Medicare prices for many medical services over the next three generations to "less than half of their level under the prior law." The program's actuaries have been clear that this will likely cause "withdrawal of providers from the Medicare market" and "severe problems with beneficiary access to care."

DocumentationAffordable Care ActObamacare & MedicareIndependent Payment Advisory Board



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