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Medicare Physician Payment Updates and the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) System. [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2010.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (20 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Medical economics.
Medicare.
Physicians.
Summary:
Provides background on Medicare fee schedule for physicians and the sustainable growth rate (SGR) system, which generates formula for calculating annual updates in payments for physician services. Discusses recent legislative proposals to rectify SGR problems.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress.Congressional Research Service. Medicare Physician Payment Updates and the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) System
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