Medicare Doctors Pay

November 28, 2011 - 3:46 AM
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2009 file photo, primary care physician Dr. Don Klitgaard greets Muriel Bacon as her husband weighs in with a nurse, at the Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan, Iowa. Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1 doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people. It's become a symbol of sorts for the federal government's budget dysfunction. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)