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SGR Has Finally Been Repealed – But What Happens Next?

Michael A. Cassidy, Esq. Tucker Arensberg Attorneys   After a long and tortured history, the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) problem has been repealed.   SGR was an integral component of the Medicare physician fee schedule, enacted in the mid … Continue reading

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Congress Repeals Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act was adopted by a vote of 92 to 8 on the eve a 21 percent cut to physicians’ Medicare payments was set to take place. Instead, the bill provides positive annual payment updates … Continue reading

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Details: Medicare SGR and Sequestration Cuts Averted

A nearly 30% cut in Medicare physician payments was averted on Jan 1 when the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8 the American Taxpayer Relief Act, also known as the Middle Class Tax Relief Act. Previously the Senate approved the … Continue reading

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Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010

The House of Representatives just passed H.R. 4994, the “Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010,” on a bipartisan vote of 409-2. This legislation, which passed the Senate yesterday by unanimous consent, would stabilize Medicare physician payments at current rates … Continue reading

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