The pay physicians receive for treating Medicare patients is reduced by 21 percent as of today. A bill to extend the old pay structure to the end of March failed to pass the Senate. Some doctors say they can no longer treat Medicare patients because of the reduced reimbursement. We'll be talking to local physicians today to find out the impact.
There's a meeting today between Rep. Lois Capps and local officials to talk about the clean-up at the Halaco superfund site. We'll be there and let you know what was said.
The city of Ventura is moving ahead with its promise to have conversations about allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Public workshops are planned for this month. We'll have the details.