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H.R. 574 (113th): Medicare Physician Payment Innovation Act of 2013

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To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reform Medicare payment for physicians' services by eliminating the sustainable growth rate system and providing incentives for the adoption of innovative payment and delivery models to improve quality and efficiency.

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Sponsor and status

Allyson Schwartz

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 24 pages
Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Schwartz Statement on Bipartisan, Bicameral SGR Repeal Proposal
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2014

Schwartz Statement on Ways and Means Committee's Bipartisan SGR Repeal Bill
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] (Sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013

Schwartz Statement on Energy and Commerce Committee's Bipartisan SGR Repeal Bill
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] (Sponsor) on Jul 31, 2013

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Feb 6, 2013

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H.R. 574 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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