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Sustainable Growth Rate Repeal: What it Means for SNFs

Posted by Cyndi Ouellette on Wed, Apr 08, 2015

On March 26, 2015, the House of Representatives passed legislation to fix the Medicare physician payment problem and to extend the Medicare therapy cap exceptions.  The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2) repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and significantly changes payment under Medicare Part B to pay for value over volume. Within this bill the House included a two-year extension of the therapy cap exceptions process.

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Topics: Medicare Part B, Sustainable Growth Rate, Doc Fix Bill

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