Medicare: An Irresponsible “Doc Fix” Could Cost $2.3 Trillion—or More

March 14, 2014

By Robert Moffit

Flawed solutions to complex health policy problems can be very costly. Scrutinize, therefore, the congressional compromise legislation (H.R. 4015 and S. 2000) to repeal the unworkable Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, which updates Medicare payments to physicians. The initial 10-year cost of the SGR repeal legislation would be $138 …read more

Read more here: http://blog.heritage.org/2014/03/14/medicare-an-irresponsible-doc-fix-could-cost-2-3-trillion-or-more/

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