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Congress Votes Raise for Doctors in U.S. Medicare Payments

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The Senate passed and sent to President Barack Obama legislation to avert a pay cut for doctors who treat Medicare patients, just hours before reductions would start affecting physicians.

The Senate voted 92-8 in favor of the measure after rejecting amendments that would have required additional House action.