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CBO Releases New Doc Fix Bill Estimates

On Friday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released cost estimates for two bills to permanently replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR

3-Month SGR Fix Proposed

With the end of the year fast-approaching and the looming prospect of a 24 percent cut to Medicare physician payments on January 1, the House of Re

SGR Discussion Draft Coming Together

The Senate Finance and House Ways & Means Committees, last week, released a bipartisan, bicameral

SGR Bill a Good Start but More Can Be Done for Less

The Congressional Budget Office, on Friday, estimated that the Energy & Commerce Committee’s (E&C) bill to permanently replace the flawed...

A More Detailed Physician Payment Reform Proposal

After releasing a broad physician payment reform draft, the House Ene

Energy and Commerce Dips Its Toe Into the SGR Pool

Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee

MedPAC: The Time is Now for SGR Repeal

We've discussed many times before the important role entitlement re

Prospects for a Permanent Doc Fix Improve

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Doc Fix Cost Rises

In recent weeks, we’ve heard a lot of talk about the fiscal cliff, but little of it has focused on one piece that has caused headaches for la