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SGR Repeal Bill Holds Extra Promise for Rural Hospitals
HealthLeaders Media

The move in Congress to repeal the much loathed sustainable growth rate funding formula for physicians got most of the attention from the healthcare sector in the past few weeks. That’s understandable, especially when we remember that physicians were staring at a 24% cut in Medicare reimbursements on Jan. 1 if the SGR had actually kicked in. Now it appears that rural healthcare advocates have more to cheer about.