Looking for a solution: Pressure grows for permanent fix to doc pay formula

Daly, Rich
November 2011
Modern Healthcare;11/7/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 45, p12
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The article discusses the plan to fix the formula for physician payment. The Obama administration, it says, finalized the payment reduction at 27.4% which is lower than the expected 29.5% by physicians that led to growing pressure among provider groups on overhauling their physician payment system. It also notes that replacement of sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula could make the work of the deficit panel on funding cuts more difficult.


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