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Short-term SGR fix could come today, lawmaker says
Modern Healthcare

A GOP senator serving on the conference committee responsible for finding a solution to Medicare’s sustainable growth-rate formula said an answer could come today—although it won’t be a permanent one.

Talking to reporters after his remarks at the American Medical Association advocacy conference in Washington, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) said the short-term fix could be for 10 months, 12 months or 22 months, although he did not say which of those options is most likely.

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