Government & Politics

April 9, 2014 10:43 PM

Doctors can reap millions of dollars from Medicare

About 2 percent of clinicians accounted for one-fourth of the payments. In the Kansas City area, six physicians were paid more than $1 million by Medicare in 2012, according to newly released data. They were two eye specialists, two kidney specialists and two rheumatologists, specialists who treat arthritis and other painful conditions of joints or muscles.

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