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How Congress finally killed SGRLegislators and physician organizations took last year’s failed attempt at reform and pushed it through in a different political climate
After SGR: Physician pay facing a value-driven futureThe annual battle over the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula has come to an end. But the program that replaces it will be Medicare’s leap into the world of value-based payment and risk sharing, and the resulting changes will have a massive impact on how physicians are reimbursed.
So long, SGR: Congress (finally) repeals formulaFinally, I can stop writing about the Medicare SGR formula and efforts to reform it, and you can stop worrying about whether you’re going to get whacked with untenable payment cuts about this time every year.