Senate Votes to Repeal SGR Formula: One Step Closer to ICD-10

Senate Votes to Repeal SGR Formula: One Step Closer to ICD-10

by Pamela J. Haney, MS, RHIA, CCS, CIC, COC

Late Tuesday, April 14, the Senate voted 92-8 to finally repeal the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula that adjusts Medicare payments to physicians. The other good news is that, unlike last year, an ICD-10 implementation delay was not part of that legislation!

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