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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Updating payments for physician services and for care provided in hospital outpatient departments (A)

Updating payments for physician services and for care provided in hospital outpatient departments (A)

March 1, 2001

The Congress should replace the sustainable growth rate system with an annual update based on factors influencing the unit costs of efficiently providing physician services.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.