I am an elder law attorney in Spokane, Washington. I have many clients whose physicians have retired. It is extremely difficult for my clients to find a doctor who is willing to see them. When my mother’s doctor retired (in Colorado) it took many months for her to find a new doctor.
Let's make SGR repeal happen
The AMA is working toward a better health system for patients, physicians and the nation as a whole.
It's time to repeal the SGR formula and transition to a higher performing Medicare program. We need to foster innovation and remove barriers to physicians delivering the high-quality care that patients deserve.
Our military personnel deserve access to quality health care.
The SGR hurts TRICARE, the health care program for military personnel and their families.
Since 2003, Congress has enacted 17 patches to stop Medicare physician payment cuts, creating uncertainty for patients
Baby Boomers Are Retiring
Jan 1, 1946 through Dec 31, 1964
Did you know? 10,000 new Medicare enrollees enter the system every single day