TITLE

ACPE Supports Alternative to SGR Medicare Funding Formula

PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Physician Executive;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) is supporting the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee in creating permanent solution to the funding challenges of Medicare. ACPE Chief executive officer (CEO) Peter Angood states that the prevention of the reimbursement cuts required by the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula cannot be averted. It also mentions that a new formula with nine key elements including fair, safe, and innovative must be formulated.
ACCESSION #
78855058

 

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