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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (F)

Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (F)

March 1, 1999

To improve the sustainable growth rate system, the Congress should: Revise the sustainable growth rate to include a factor of growth in real gross domestic product per capita plus an allowance for cost increases due to improvements in medical capabilities and advancements in scientific technology.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.