Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

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January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging
April 15, 2015
The U.S. Senate last night voted to repeal permanently the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula under which physicians have been reimbursed for care they provide through Medicare. The formula has been in place since 1997.
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy B12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine, working with other stakeholders, support the American Medical Associations’ (AMA) three pronged recommendation, to (1) Repeal the SGR; (2) Implement a...
January 2, 2013
Columbia, MD – “AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine is pleased with the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, allowing for a one-year physician payment freeze, and averting the scheduled 26.5 percent cut previously scheduled...
February 11, 2014
AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) supports the “SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014” (H.R. 4015). We are pleased that the bill permanently repeals and replaces the SGR with positive updates that will...
April 15, 2015
Columbia, MD – The bill known as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 , which includes the repeal of the sustainable growth rate (SGR), was passed by the Senate late Tuesday night, after being passed by the House of...