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SGR repeal bill passes Congress

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

Family physicians notched a victory Tuesday as the Senate approved a bill repealing the sustainable growth rate formula and preventing a 21% cut in Medicare payments. The 92-8 vote came just hours before the cut was to be implemented. The bill, which is expected to be signed by President Barack Obama, also extends the Children's Health Insurance Program for two years. CNN (04/14) Reuters (04/14) USA Today (04/14) AAFP News (04/14)


Medicare reimbursement change signed into law

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 17, 2015

Report: ACA program cut Medicare spending 1.2%

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Study: Blood thinners frequently prescribed to A-Fib patients who may not need them

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

Study says Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig tops for long-term weight loss

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

USPSTF review explores screening for type 2 diabetes

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

Study suggests tests for ruling out pulmonary embolism in primary care setting

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2015

Study: Solo, small-group practices may need support to achieve PCMH status

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

Report lists ways to protect brain function throughout aging

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

Sleep apnea linked to cognitive decline, but CPAP appears to help

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015


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