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Background Information Hill Day

The following links provide background information on the issues for which SGIM will advocate on March 7-8, 2017 in Washington, DC.  Click on individual links to learn more:

Berenson, R, Goodson, J. Finding Value in Unexpected Places — Fixing the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. New England Journal of Medicine 374:14, April 2016.

Nakhasi, A, Goodson, J. "SGIM White Paper: The case for the redefinition and revaluation of the outpatient Evaluation and Management (E&M) service codes and the development of new documentation expectations" May 2015.

Jackson A, Baron RB, Jaeger J, Liebow M, Plews-Ogan M, Schwartz MD; Society of General Internal Medicine Health Policy Committee.  Addressing the nation's physician workforce needs: The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) recommendations on graduate medical education reform. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov;29(11):1546-51. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2847-4. Epub 2014 Apr 15.

Harwood, J "Consensus on Graduate Medical Education Financing: An Analysis of Stakeholder Responses
to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Open Letter.
" Journal of Graduate Medical Education December, 2015 DOI:
Friends of AHRQ Fact Sheet 

Frank, L, Basch, E, Selby, JV. "The PCORI Perspective on Patient-Centered Outcomes Research" JAMA 312 (15), October 15, 2014.