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Upton to Highlight Medicare Physician Payment Reform Effort WEDNESDAY During Address to American Medical Association


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will address the American Medical Association at the 2013 National Advocacy Conference on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Washington. Upton will discuss the health care law’s impact on physicians and patients and outline the committee’s upcoming plans to address the outdated Medicare physician payment system. Last week, Upton and Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released a framework of their collaborative efforts to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula and advance a permanent solution for the long troubled payment system. On Thursday, the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on SGR reform.

WHO: Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton

WHAT: AMA National Advocacy Conference

WHEN: February 13 at 8:00 a.m.

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Washington-Independence Ballroom A

10th and H Street, NW

HOW: Members of the media must register with Liz Magsig at



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