Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

H.R.2810: SGR Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
You can read the bill
Sponsor Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 57 (20 Democrats, 37 Republicans)
Introduced July 24, 2013
Latest Major Action March 14, 2014
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

SGR Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) end with 2013 the current formula for an update to the single conversion factor in the formula for payment for physicians' services, (2) end and remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of such annual conversion factors, (3) prescribe an update to the single conversion factor for 2014-2016 of 0.5%, (4) freeze the update to the single conversion factor at 0.00% for 2017-2023, and (5) establish for 2024 and subsequent years an update of 2% for health professionals participating in alternative payment models (APMs) and an update of 1% for all other health professionals.

Directs the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC) to report to Congress on the relationship between: (1) physician and other health professional utilization and expenditures (and their rates of...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 14, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 283.
March 14, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 113-257, Part II.
Jan. 10, 2014 House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than March 14, 2014.
Dec. 12, 2013 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 0.
Dec. 12, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 2, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Jan. 10, 2014.
Nov. 12, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 2, 2013.
Nov. 12, 2013 Committee on Judiciary discharged.
Nov. 12, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-257, Part I.
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
July 31, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
July 31, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 30, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 24, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
July 24, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
July 24, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce