This article Medicare to Cut Payment for Cancer Radiotherapies describes the cuts on radiation oncologists are going to have to their payments.
There are officials at ASTRO (American Society for Radiation Oncology) say that this cut will limit the patient's access to radiation treatment. Some facilities that use radiation oncology will be forced to close, or they will witness a delay of new equipment, much of their staff being laid off, or a limitation on the amount of new Medicare patients they treat.
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Schneider, ME. "Medicare to Cut Payment for Cancer Radiotherapies ." OncoSTAT. Elsevier, Inc., 11 Jul 2012. Web. 15 Aug 2012. <http://www.oncologystat.com/news/Medicare_to_Cut_Payment_for_Cancer_Radiotherapies_US.html>