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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.

Appeared in: March 1999 - Chapter 7

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.