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Medicare Billing While Awaiting SGR Repeal

April 8, 2015 - 10:34am

The current SGR payment patch expired on April 1. CMS is temporarily holding claims as it awaits action from the U.S. Senate on H.R. 2. The AMA is encouraging physicians to either: 1) continue billing the current 2015 rates (i.e., do not take the 21 percent payment cut into consideration); or 2) defer submitting claims until final action on the legislation has occurred. MORE