If passed, the delay in implementation of the sustainable growth rate formula would allow Congress to get past the uncertainties presented by the up...
Since the turn of the century, nothing has so regularly and completely vexed and frustrated physicians more than our annual game of chicken with Congress over Medicare payments.Without a robust network of physicians to care for the millions of patients dependent on Medicare, the program will not work. TMA's proposals:
- Repeal the broken SGR. Enact a rational Medicare physician payment system that works and is backed by a fair, stable funding formula.
- Fix the broken Medicare physician payment system before giving additional increases to any other providers.