SGR

  • More Names Added in Drive to “Stop the Medicare Meltdown”

    Several thousand more signatures were added this week to the petition asking Congress to “Stop the Medicare Meltdown.”  The NCMS and other state medical societies have joined the Texas Medical […]

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  • Have You Asked Congress to Fix Medicare?

    Thousands of names continue to be added to the “Stop the Medicare Meltdown” petition campaign, led by the Texas Medical Association (TMA). All state medical societies, including the NCMS, are urging physicians to talk with their patients, patient family members, staff and others and urge them to sign the petition that calls for Congress to fix the sustainable growth rate (SGR) Medicare physician payment formula.

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  • Campaign to Avoid “Medicare Meltdown” Gains Momentum

    More signatures are being added daily to a petition that will ask Congress for a permanent fix to the sustainable growth rate (SGR) to avoid a “Medicare Meltdown.” As of Thursday, nearly 47,000 names from across the country had been added to the petition.

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  • 21% Medicare Rate Cuts Temporarily Delayed

    President Obama has signed H.R. 4851, the Continuing Extension Act of 2010, into law reinstating Medicare physician payments to where they were on March 31 and again postponing the 21.3 percent cut that was supposed to take effect in 2010.

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