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Providers at odds over timeline for ending SGR
Modern Healthcare

Providers remain split over who should determine quality measures under a replacement Medicare physician payment system and how quickly to move away from the current reimbursement model, according to industry groups. The divisions among various types of healthcare providers emerged in recent weeks as industry groups responded to congressional initiatives to replace Medicare’s sustainable growth-rate formula. The Senate Finance Committee and two House panels have requested comments on replacing Medicare’s physician pay system, which has long been a goal of many physician groups.