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Democrats praise GOP doc fix effort

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif. (C-SPAN image)
Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif. (C-SPAN image)

Republicans and Democrats in the House have worked together to draft a bill.

The draft bill -- an "advanced legislative framework -- would replace the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system for setting Medicare doctor reimbursement system with a new system that would try to take both quality and efficiency into account.

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