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Missouri Tort Reform Signed Into Law

Tort Reform Signing

Governor Signs MSMA’s Tort Reform Bill — On May 7, Governor Jay Nixon signed into law SB 239, MSMA’s tort reform bill. His signature brought to an end three years of a hard-fought offensive to restore limits on non-economic damage awards in lawsuits alleging medical negligence. SB 239 creates two caps on non-economic damages; a [...] …Read More

Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate Signed Into Law

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The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was signed into law on April 16, 2015. The legislation averted a 21% cut to Medicare physician rates and permanently repealed the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. MACRA had wide bipartisan, bicameral support, passing by large majorities in both the [...] …Read More