The American Medical Association has begun meetings with its member groups to develop a consensus solution to the Medicare physician payment cuts "that send Congress scrambling every year to 18 months to stave them off," CongressDaily reports. The sustainable growth rate formula, which is used to calculate Medicare reimbursements, has imposed periodic reductions in the payments.
The American Academy of Neurology Professional Association has sent a letter to Congress offering a solution to fix the way physicians are reimbursed under Medicare for treating patients with severe or disabling chronic conditions, ... Read Post
American Psychiatric Association Medical Director and CEO James H. Scully, Jr., M.D., sent letters to Members of Congress yesterday urging them to pass H.R. 3961, the Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009, a bill that would ... Read Post