Tag Archives: Medicare SGR

Latest SGR Repeal News from MGMA

March 27, 2014 – Special Alert   House passes one-year SGR patch  Today the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 4302, which would temporarily delay the 24% cut to Medicare physician payments resulting from the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula for one year. MGMA has joined with physician organizations in Washington to continue … Continue Reading

Congress Passes 3 Month SGR Reprieve: .5% Medicare Physician Increase

The AMA Wire reports the following action on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule:   *3-month Medicare payment update approved for Jan. 1 *Congress has adopted a 0.5 percent update to Medicare payments for three months, following a bipartisan vote of 64 to 36 in the U.S.  Senate         Wednesday afternoon. *The president is expected to sign … Continue Reading