Payment Reductions in the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Program –
"Sequestration" and its Impact on Pedorthists
Budget Control Act of 2011 requires, among other things, mandatory
across-the-board reductions in Federal spending, also known as sequestration.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 postponed sequestration for 2 months.
As required by law, President Obama issued a sequestration order on March 1,
2013. The Administration continues to urge Congress to take prompt action to
address the current budget uncertainty and the economic hardships imposed by
sequestration. Click here to view the complete story.