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Package pushes diabetes payments off a cliff

January 4, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Medicare payments for all diabetes testing supplies stand to be drastically reduced this summer.The “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on Jan. 2 included a provision that would reduce the Medicare payment amounts for diabetes testing supplies obtained at retail settings to the Round 2 rates when those rates go into effect July 1.“I don't know that Congress knows exactly what they did,” said attorney Seth Lundy, a partner with King & Spalding. “The...

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