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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

MGMA Identifies Key Physician Healthcare Reform Issues In Baucus Bill

  Replacing the scheduled 21.5 percent reduction in 2010 Medicare physician payments with a 0.5 percent increase; Requiring that all eligible health professionals participate in Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting Initiative by 2011; Creating a 10 percent bonus payment for primary-care and general-surgery providers who practice in health professional shortage areas. Funding for this five-year bonus, … Continue Reading