A post on the KevinMD blog written by Bob Doherty, Senior VP of the American College of Physicians, says that regardless of who wins the 2012 Presidential election, the fee-for-service payment methodolgy to physicians under Medicare may be dead.

The health reform proposals from President Obama and Governor Romney approach Medicare from different angles, but

In this election season, both presidential candidates offer plans to deal with the rising cost of providing health care services, the President’s “Obamacare” by increasing the number of insured individuals through Health Insurance Exchanges, and reducing costs for a continuum of services through Accountable Care Organizations; and Governor Romney by a consumer-driven approach through Medicare