Physicians say good riddance to SGR, applaud Senate repeal vote Last Updated: April 15, 2015
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FierceHealthcare: Physicians and healthcare industry leaders hailed last night’s historic Senate vote to repeal the much-hated, flawed sustainable growth rate formula (SGR), a move many believe will allow more providers to take part in new delivery models that reward value and boost coordinated, high-quality care.┬áBlair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier, Inc., said the nation’s providers are pleased to finally close the door once and for all on the flawed formula and the “endless rollercoaster of perpetual patches that are often offset by cuts to hospitals.”

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