Alaska doctor tesifies on Medicare before Congress

An Anchorage doctor is in Washington DC to testify against planned changes to the federal medicare program. Dr. Tom Vasileff is joining physicians from across the country to lobby against a decrease in the reimbursement rate medicare pays doctors. That rate is scheduled to drop by more than 10 percent in July and another 5% in January.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage