S.1776 - Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 10/13/2009)|
|Latest Action:||10/21/2009 Cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 325. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1776 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/13/2009)
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).