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Bipartisan proposal calls for SGR repeal, fee-for-service fix
Modern Healthcare

Physicians, who have been dealing with a decade of uncertainty surrounding what Medicare pays them, appeared guardedly optimistic about a bipartisan proposal to scrap the sustainable growth-rate formula and replace it with a new payment model, even though there’s no accompanying plan to pay for it. The leaders of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees outlined a proposal to permanently repeal the SGR formula and reform the fee-for-service system with a model that focuses on value over volume.