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"This is how you keep doctors from going bankrupt." Surgeons use 'Lenox Hill' Netflix spotlight to speak out against proposed Medicare changes KYW Newsradio In Depth

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Healthcare is a constant concern in America and even more so during the coronavirus pandemic. There's a lot of uncertainty around healthcare right now -- it's a pivotal election year, the fate of the Affordable Care Act is not clear, and now, doctors are speaking out against some changes proposed for Medicare in 2021 that deal with how doctors are compensated. Two of the doctors in the effort were spotlighted in the Netflix documentary "Lenox Hill." Dr. David Langer, Chair of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, and Dr. John Boockvar, Vice Chair of Neurosurgery and Director of the Lenox Hill Brain Tumor Center joins KYW In Depth to break down what changes to the Medicare system are being proposed, why they matter to doctors, and how the changes could impact patients.
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Healthcare is a constant concern in America and even more so during the coronavirus pandemic. There's a lot of uncertainty around healthcare right now -- it's a pivotal election year, the fate of the Affordable Care Act is not clear, and now, doctors are speaking out against some changes proposed for Medicare in 2021 that deal with how doctors are compensated. Two of the doctors in the effort were spotlighted in the Netflix documentary "Lenox Hill." Dr. David Langer, Chair of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, and Dr. John Boockvar, Vice Chair of Neurosurgery and Director of the Lenox Hill Brain Tumor Center joins KYW In Depth to break down what changes to the Medicare system are being proposed, why they matter to doctors, and how the changes could impact patients.
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