House Passes Contested ‘doc-fix’ Patch with ICD-10 Extension

  House passes contested ‘doc-fix’ patch with ICD-10 extension By Paul Demko (Courtesy,Modern Healthcare A.M. http://www.modernhealthcare.com)  Posted: March 27, 2014 – 12:30 pm ET Tags: ICD-10, John Boehner, Marilyn Tavenner, Medicaid, Medicare, Physicians, Policy, Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Despite opposition from doctors’ groups, on a voice vote Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a one-year patch for Medicare’s unpopular sustainable growth-rate formula for physician payments and, in the […]