Sequestration went into effect on March 1st, 2013 due to the Budget Control Act of 2011. The act states if new legislation addressing the federal budget deficit was not enacted by January 2013, across-the-board cuts would go into effect. Sequestration is just a term used to describe these mandatory, indiscriminate cuts in spending.  The intent.. read more →

20 Dec 2012
December 20, 2012

The Fiscal Cliff

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As I’m sure many of you are aware, we’re watching Washington closely and have deep concerns about the pending 26.5% Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) cuts.  The SGR is set to occur unless congress acts before January 1, 2013.  For most medical practices, including ours, a cut in reimbursements of that magnitude would impact our staffing levels and our.. read more →