US Capitol Capsule: The SGR 'Doc Fix' Deal: Robbing Peter to pay Paul?
This article was originally published in Scrip
When the Republicans blinked last week in voting to adopt a measure that averts the 27.4% sustainable growth rate (SGR) reduction in Medicare payments to physicians, which came as part legislation to provide a 2% payroll tax credit to 160 million Americans, President Barack Obama and the Democrats scored a major victory.
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