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Another SGR Patch Likely, Lawmaker Says
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Congress likely will not find a permanent solution for the Sustainable Growth Rate funding formula before the deadline expires at the end of March, and will impose yet another temporary fix and re-address the issue later this year, a leading House Republican says. U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, MD (R-GA), co-chair of the 19-member GOP Doctors’ Caucus, says there is widespread support in both parties and both chambers for ending the SGR Medicare reimbursement formula for physicians.

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