10 ways the fiscal cliff may hurt your health

POSTED: 08:57 AM PST Nov 30, 2012    UPDATED: 08:58 AM PST Nov 30, 2012 

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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