Breaking News: Senate Passes Two-Month SGR Fix

17 Dec 2011 1:55 PM | Lori Aubrey (Administrator)

The scheduled 27.4 percent cut for Medicare physician payments could be averted until at least March after the Senate agreed on Saturday to a two-month patch of the Sustainable Growth Rate. The prospects of a larger deal are questionable as the parties remain gridlocked over the offsets that will pay for a longer-term solution. The House will return next week to vote on the extension and have been hinting that they will reject the stop-gap plan. Stay on top of the most important SGR news on ASCO in Action.


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