Category Archives: SGR

Neurosurgeons Applaud Efforts Made to Repeal the SGR

The AANS and CNS applaud the efforts of leaders in the House of Representatives to pass legislation to repeal and replace Medicare’s flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) payment formula before the 21 percent pay cut goes into effect on April … Continue reading

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Stop the Madness, #FixSGR Once and For All!

Today, Morning Consult published a Guest Opinion piece featuring our own John A. Wilson, MD, a neurosurgeon from Winston-Salem, NC and chairman of the AANS/CNS Washington Committee. The article, “Stop the Madness, #FixSGR Once and For All!,” addresses the need for … Continue reading

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Participate Today in the SGR Virtual Lobby Day!

Last year, Congress made significant progress toward a permanent repeal of Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) payment system. Unless Congress acts, physicians face a 21 percent Medicare pay cut on April 1, 2015. The AANS and CNS, together with rest … Continue reading

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