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Medicare Physician Payment Reform: Will 2014 See the Fix for SGR?
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Jan. 15, 2014

"Physicians can receive bonuses of up to 5% per year from 2017 to 2022 for transitioning to 'alternative payment models' in which payments are increasingly related to value defined as measured quality and total cost of care.... How much physician payment reform occurs in 2014 may come down to how much physicians are willing to advocate for alternatives to the predictable but consuming short-term patches -- alternatives that may not be permanent or clear but that would give physicians much more opportunity to lead in reforming health care."

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