The House of Representatives passed legislation today to repeal Medicare's sustainable growth rate formula for physician payment in a bill that also would delay the Affordable Care Act'sindividual mandate penalty, Modern Healthcare reported.

In a 238-181 vote, House members passed the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act, which also includes an amendment from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) to delay for five years payment penalties for people who don't purchase health insurance, Modern Healthcare reported.