Time is ripe for SGR repeal — and many in DC agree
April 25, 2013

After years of AMA advocacy, the nation’s leaders are working on plans to eliminate the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and revitalize the Medicare program for patients and physicians.

“The time is ripe for eliminating Medicare’s failed payment formula,” states AMA president Jeremy A. Lazarus, MD. “And the AMA will not rest until a new payment system is put in its place to promote the sustainability of physician practices and enable the highest quality care for all patients.”

Read Dr. Lazarus’ blog post.

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