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May 7, 2015 11:41:00 AM

The SGR Fix: Now What?

On April 16, 2015, President Obama signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act into law, which repealed the much-maligned sustainable growth rate formula. Physicians are breathing a sigh of relief as the SGR repeal prevented steep reimbursement cuts that have been threatening physicians since the late 1990s. Now that the focus is off SGR, physicians and policy makers can shift focus to new patient care models that are supported under MACRA.

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Topics: SGR, Healthcare Reform