In a letter to Ron Wyden (D-OR), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, the National Association of Urban Hospitals endorsed S. 2110, the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Modernization Act of 2014.

NAUH LogoThe bill calls for the repeal of the Medicare sustainable growth rate formula (SGR) used to determine Medicare payments to physicians.

In the letter, NAUH also endorsed using proceeds from the federal Overseas Contingency Operations fund to pay for the SGR repeal.

See NAUH’s letter here.