Blog: Government

Feb 18, 2014

Congress to repeal sustainable growth rate formula

Members of Congress have reached an agreement. This agreement will repeal the sustainable growth rate formula, which is used to determine Medicare reimbursement rates for doctors and physicians. What are the details? The agreement allows for a guaranteed annual reimbursement increases of 0.5%, to take place over the next 5 years for Medicare providers. A […]

Apr 10, 2013

President releases FY 2014 budget

Earlier today, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal which outlines proposals to reduce federal healthcare spending by $401 billion over 10 years. While the administration has consistently supported SGR repeal, this year’s proposal goes further by calling for a period of payment stability to allow time to develop and pilot test new […]