Every year for a decade, Medicare and TRICARE have used short-term patches to put off serious cuts in physician payments that would devastate access to care. Could a permanent solution finally be on the way? Read more: http://tinyurl.com/bck3yrh
The word sequestration related to budget cuts to the defense budget seems just a word with little meaning or scope.
In the May issue of Air Force Magazine, there is a simple, easy to understand impact of sequestration in the "By the Numbers" sidebar.
TWO (2) YEARS
The length of time the Air Force would need to stop flying to pay one year’s sequestration cuts - $12.5 billion ($12,500,000,000)
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