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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Physician services

Physician services

February 29, 2008

The Congress should update payments for physician services in 2009 by the projected change in input prices less the Commission’s adjustment for productivity growth. The Congress should enact legislation requiring CMS to establish a process for measuring and reporting physician resource use on a confidential basis for a period of two years.

Appeared in: March 2008 - Chapter 2B

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.