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Ilisa Halpern Paul on ICD-10 in Latest Modern Healthcare

March 16, 2015

In Modern Healthcare’s recent article about ICD-10 proponents being concerned about a delay in implementation becoming part of a SGR fix, District Policy Group President Ilisa Halpern Paul suggests that the implementation of the sustainable growth-rate formula (SGR) would be of particular concern to physicians who treat Medicare beneficiaries. “It’s clear to me that some [Congressional] staffers are trying to figure out a way to assuage the concerns of some in the physician community.” While most healthcare policy experts expect legislators to once again pass a temporary fix to the problem and stave off the conversation for another three to nine month, the March 31 deadline will allow the debate to continue a while longer.

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