The Specter of Sequester and Its Impact on Orthopaedic Care

Lame-duck Congress must address fiscal cliff issues

Madeleine Lovette

This month, Congress will reconvene for what might be the most daunting “lame-duck” session in history as it tries to prevent a fiscal catastrophe that could drive the country into another recession. One of the most pressing concerns is preventing the implementation of the $1.2 trillion budget sequester, called for under the 2011 Budget Control Act.

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