U.S. Senator Chris Murphy was at St. Francis Hospital today to talk with physicians, other health professionals, and patient advocates about his support for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which finally repealed the flawed SGR formula.
Sen. Murphy was joined by CSMS President Bob Russo, MD, who spoke about the Society's advocacy efforts to repeal and replace SGR. Dr. Russo thanked Sen. Murphy. along with the entire Connecticut Congressional delegation, for supporting this historic bill. Click here to view Sen. Murphy's statement, which includes a quote from Dr. Russo.
Dr. Bob Russo & Sen. Chris Murphy
L-R: CSMS member John Rodis, MD (EVP/COO, St. Francis); Christopher Dadlez (President/CEO, St. Francis); Sen. Chris Murphy; Kathy Yaccavone, President/CEO, Southwest Community Health Center; Bob Russo, MD