Surgeons fire back at Obama

The Atlantic, August 13, 2009

The American College of Surgeons is criticizing President Obama's comments about the financial incentives that might encourage a surgeon to amputate a diabetic's foot. He claimed the reimbursement is $30,000-$50,000, but the ACS points out that Medicare pays $740-$1,140 for the procedure.


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