Health Policy Vitals

Slides: How SGR repeal will change Medicare physician payments

by Eric Cragun

The legislation Congress passed permanently repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate dramatically alters Medicare's physician payment model. This new payment system takes a dramatic step toward rewarding providers for the quality and efficiency of care that they provide. It also is packed with complexity.

To make it easier to understand the new system, my team mapped out the various pieces in a few ready-to-use slides. You can download copies below to share or incorporate into your slide decks, or you can view the slides virtually.

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