SGR Update – 3/27/14

March 27, 2014 at 3:15 pm | National

This week, the House Rules Committee posted legislation that would temporarily patch the 24% SGR cut scheduled for April 1. While the legislation includes several provisions the ACC has advocated for within the scope of full SGR repeal, failure to permanently repeal the SGR given the significant bipartisan/bicameral legislative efforts this year represents a wasted […]

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US HOUSE PASSES AMENDED SGR BILL – 3/14/14

March 14, 2014 at 2:38 pm | National

 On Friday, March 14, by a vote of 238 to 181, the House of Representatives passed an amended version of H.R. 4015, the “SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014.”  The bill includes the bicameral, bipartisan framework for eliminating the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, and a budgetary offset that would delay […]

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TELL CONGRESS TO REPEAL SGR NOW!

March 14, 2014 at 1:52 pm | National

Call or visit your members of Congress in their home offices next week during the Congressional recess! Even if you’ve already sent an email or made a phone call, NOW is the time to make another personal phone call or visit them in-person in their home district. CALL CONGRESS NOW! Don’t know who your representative […]

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Meaningful Use Attestation Date Extended to 3/31/14

February 18, 2014 at 2:02 pm | National

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the original planned date by which all physicians who are attesting for Medicare Meaningful Use in 2013 has been extended from 11:59 pm ET on February 28 to 11:59 pm ET March 31. CMS delayed the date because the attestation system has been experiencing a […]

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