Long-Term Care

Senate votes to repeal SGR formula

MDS 3.0 Insider, April 17, 2015

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On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the Senate voted 92-8 to permanently repeal Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula for paying doctors. The legislation now heads to President Obama’s desk. If Obama signs the legislation, it will end the cycle of short-term fixes for this unsuccessful payment system.

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