‘Doc Fix’ Legislation Estimated to Cost $144B Over 10 Years

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Nov. 14 said legislation (H.R. 4015, S. 2000) to replace the Medicare physician payment system would cost $144 billion from 2015 to 2024, a jump from the $138 … [Read more...]

Leaders of Republican Doctors Caucus See No Action on SGR During Lame Duck

Efforts to find a long-term fix for Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula for physician payment will have to wait until 2015, the co-chairman of the Republican-formed GOP Doctors Caucus … [Read more...]