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Internists express 'very substantial concerns' over MedPAC physician pay proposal
Date:9/23/2011

Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to finance repeal of the SGR and other critical priorities," the letter said. "For instance, a multi-stakeholder effort to encourage high value care and reduce low value care could yield tens of billions in savings each year out of the estimated $700 billion spent annually on marginal, ineffective and wasteful care, which could be used at least in part to fund SGR repeal."

"Finally, ACP recognizes that MedPAC believes that physicians should contribute to deficit reduction, while helping to fund repeal of the SGR. We agree that physicians must contribute to lower health care spending and deficit reduction, by addressing the real cost-drivers. The medical profession must make a firm commitment to reduce marginal and ineffective care and to transition to new payment models aligned with value. Such an approach will address the real cost-drivers in medicine and make a significant and effective contribution to lowering overall health care spending," Dr. Hood concluded.


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Contact: David Kinsman
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American College of Physicians
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