MedPAC restates its support for abolishing SGR

12/7/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has restated its support of repealing Medicare's sustainable growth rate formula and re-balancing physician payments so primary care doctors are equal to specialists. Commissioners suggested replacing the SGR with 10 years of statutory payment updates. A final vote on the recommendations to Congress will be held in January.

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