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General Surgery Coding Alert

Medicare Pay:

Usher Out SGR Formula - For Good

Expect new quality pay plan(s). You won’t ever have to cross your fingers again in hopes that Medicare doesn’t suddenly slash your pay under the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. That’s because Congress finally acted to eliminate SGR in favor of a different way to calculate Medicare pay. The change comes none too soon — you faced a 21 percent [...]