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Radiologists get reprieve after Senate, Trump finalize bill to extend Medicare loan repayment terms

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The U.S. Senate has approved legislation that will extend repayment terms of Medicare advances granted to physicians during the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump signed the measure late Wednesday, just after a midnight deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

Following the 84-10 Senate vote and Trump’s signature, the bill will extend funding for the feds through Dec. 11, the Associated Press reported. The U.S. House previously passed the measure on Sept. 22, drawing praise from the American Medical Association.

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