Michael Burgess

Bill repealing Sustainable Growth Rate passes House committee


A bill that would repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate and effectively end the need for the "doc fix," passed a house committee on Wednesday. The Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act passed the Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously and will now move to the full chamber.

Chances for liability caps fade

Chances for liability caps fade

The chances that Congress will pass medical liability reform grew dimmer after a hearing in the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, according to Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX).