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

Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (G)

March 1, 1999

To improve the sustainable growth rate system, the Congress should: Amend a provision of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to require the Secretary to publish an estimate of conversion factor updates by March 31 of the year before their implementation.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.