New bicameral, bipartisan legislation to repeal Medicare's failed SGR formula has been introduced in the U.S. Congress, following an agreement announced by the three committees that voted on separate repeal proposals earlier this session. View a summary of the proposal, as well as a letter from the AMA to Rep. Burgess in support of H.R. 4015/S. 2000, the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014. Another letter from the AMA and 111 state and specialty medical societies was sent to the House and Senate in opposition of continuing the cycle of short-term payment patches.