The House Energy and Commerce Committee is inviting comments on advance draft legislation to repeal the Medicare physician fee schedule sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and replace it with a system linking payment to quality of care. Comments will be accepted until July 9, 2013. In a related development, on July 10, the Senate Finance Committee is holding a hearing on "Repealing the SGR (Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate) and the Path Forward: A View from CMS.”