S.1776 - Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the update under the Medicare physician fee schedule for years beginning with 2010 and to sunset the application of the sustainable growth rate formula, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the update under the Medicare physician fee schedule for years beginning with 2010 and to sunset the application of the sustainable growth rate formula, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Popular: Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009 as introduced.

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Latest Vote

Result: Cloture Motion Rejected - October 21, 2009

Roll call number 325 in the Senate

Question: On the Cloture Motion S. 1776

 

Official Summary

Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require an update of 0% to the single conversion factor under the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2010 and following years. Sunsets as of the end of 2008 the mandatory annual publicatio

Official Summary

Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require an update of 0% to the single conversion factor under the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2010 and following years. Sunsets as of the end of 2008 the mandatory annual publication in the Federal Register of the sustainable growth rate for all physicians' services for a fiscal year (which is an element in the formula for calculating the update adjustment factor as well as other factors in the determination of the Medicare physician fee schedule).

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Organizations Supporting S.1776

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Military Officers Association of America
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • ...and 5 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.1776

  • National Taxpayers Union




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