Rapidly Evolving Physician-Payment Policy -- More Than the SGR

Dec. 8, 2010
New England Journal of Medicine Paul B. Ginsburg

Repeated down-to-the-wire congressional interventions to avert double-digit Medicare physician payment rate cuts have hit closest to home for practicing physicians, but other policies to improve the accuracy of physician payment and reform provider payment more broadly may prove as important in the long run, according to a health policy report by Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., published online today by the New England Journal of Medicine.

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