You will see the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Report, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, debates and discussions. The Daily Health Plan Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge support of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Kaiser and Company Family members Foundation. All rights reserved.. CBO: Medicare payment ‘doc fix’ is more costly than expected The debate over what to do about Medicare obligations to doctors proceeds. Those cuts have been put off for years. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., estimated to cost $207 billion at that time regarding to CongressDaily. The American Medical Association is continuing to lobby hard for a long term fix, despite the cost .A cancers tumor, at its essence, is a symptom of cellular communication gone wrong. So the chemical treatment versions are all based on the incorrect metaphor. Chemotherapy can be a chemical carpeting bombing of your body that hopes to eliminate the tumor before it kills the patient. That is barbaric medicine. A more advanced, progressive and modern strategy would seek to discover ways to protect healthy cells while micro-doses of chemotherapy are geared to the tumors, yet the cancer industry today is adamantly against any nutritive therapies which might protect healthy cells . Chemotherapy *could* be made safer and more effective simultaneously, but only when the cancer market embraced nutritional and organic therapies used in conjunction with chemo.