10 ways the fiscal cliff may hurt your health

Published On: Nov 30 2012 10:57:49 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2012 10:58:56 AM CST

The fiscal cliff could hurt you more than just in the pocketbook.

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Medicare -- Under the fiscal cliff, this health program's budget would be cut by $11 billion, resulting in lower payments to doctors, hospitals, long-term care facilities and nursing homes. Some fear the facilities could stop taking Medicare patients as a result.

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