Government & Medicine

Recent Government & Medicine Stories

11/25/2014 — The AAFP and other health care professional and advocacy organizations are asking Congress to repeal the sustainable growth rate before the current session adjourns.

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11/12/2014 — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued an interim final rule implementing a new law that gives veterans greater flexibility in seeking care from non-VA physicians and facilities.

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MedPAC Voices Support for Continuing Primary Care Payment Hike

Next Step Will Be to Draw Up Draft Recommendation

11/12/2014 — After multiple discussions about whether and how to continue the 10 percent Medicare bonus payment for primary care services, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is expected to formally recommend continuation of the incentive sometime next year.

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