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The Not Sustainable Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

SGR: The Not “Sustainable Growth Rate” In 1997, Congress created the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), a system that pegged the amount of money budgeted for Medicare payments to projected growth of the economy. However, in just a few short years, … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD Meeting With Congressmen in DC

Russell Kridel MD meeting with Congressmen in DC at NAC Conference Dr. Russ Kridel is in our national’s capital at the National Advocacy Conference (NAC) to take part in discussions that will help maintain the patient-physician relationship and improve the health … Continue reading

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HCMS Newsletter President’s Page: Making Headway with the SGR

As the President of the Harris County Medical Society, Russell Kridel, MD, authors the President’s Page for the HCMS Newsletter. The following is the complete transcript from the May 1st issue on the topic of  Making Headway with the SGR. … Continue reading

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