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Internists issue heartfelt plea for Congress to help patients by stopping Medicare SGR cuts
Date:11/29/2010

s, once again, are left with trying to keep their doors open for their patients without knowing, from month to month, how much Medicare will reimburse them for their services."

ACP notes on its website that it is dismayed that this all-too-common scenario continues to surface, threatening access to care for beneficiaries and wreaking havoc on physician practices. The College is doing all it can including use of this new video to realize a legislative intervention that is viable for practices and of the longest duration possible under the current challenging legislative environment. ACP continues to urge Congress to enact legislation that provides relief from SGR cuts at least through December 31, 2011, as an essential step to permanent repeal.


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