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Congress Wrestles With Questions Surrounding SGR Repeal

For Lawmakers, Funding Remains a Sticking Point

01/26/2015 — A House subcommittee appears ready to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate but has stopped short of identifying ways to pay for it.

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01/20/2015 — The AAFP and the Council of Academic Family Medicine say graduate medical education funding should better support community-based training and help alleviate the nation's shortage of primary care physicians.

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01/19/2015 — The AAFP says the federal government's five-year strategic plan for health information technology should ease physicians' administrative burdens and build on goals set a decade ago.

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