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Cuts will hurt Medicare beneficiaries

Posted: December 21, 2012 - 9:45 am ET

Regarding “White House calls for healthcare cuts, permanent SGR fix”:

We can't keep cutting physician reimbursement as well as hospital reimbursement. Those that suffer will be those Medicare beneficiaries and others in need of care.

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In addition, our brightest students will not choose to go into medicine, but some other more lucrative field. They could become senators or congressmen where: Education needed is less; Hours are non-comparable; There is no accountability or responsibility for their actions; They live a comfortable life.

Janis Eizis
Healthcare administrator
Oak Park, Ill.

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