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SGR fix may be coming soon, senator says
Modern Healthcare

Legislation that provides a permanent fix to Medicare’s controversial sustainable growth-rate formula used in calculating physician reimbursement could be introduced in the Senate this year, according to a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

Responding to a reporter’s question, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said that a number of senators have been discussing legislation that would repeal the SGR.