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House Passes SGR Repeal Bill; Senate Adjourns without Taking Action on SGR

After nearly 14 years of advocacy and 17 temporary “patches,” on March 26, 2015 — by an overwhelming vote of 392-37 — the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which repeals Medicare’s … Continue reading

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Congress on the Verge of Historic Medicare Vote

After 14 years and 17 temporary “patches” to prevent steep Medicare cuts, Congress is finally poised to vote on legislation that will permanently repeal Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) physician payment formula. If Congress fails to act, physicians face a … Continue reading

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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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