Special Edition: SGR Update

Congress approves measure averting 27 percent physician cut through 2012

A House-Senate Conference Committee tasked with identifying a compromise to avoid the pending 27.4 percent Medicare physician payment cut reached a 10-month deal that would maintain current physician payment rates through the end of the year. The measure was approved this afternoon by both the House and Senate. The measure now goes to President Obama for his signature. The President is expected to sign the bill.

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