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MedPAC > Recommendations > Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (H)

Continuing Reform of Medicare Payments to Physicians (H)

March 1, 1999

To improve the sustainable growth rate system, the Congress should: Reduce time lags between sustainable growth rate measurement periods by allowing calculation of the sustainable growth rate and update adjustment factors on a calendar year basis.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.