By Lucy Zielinski – The new CMS 2021 Physician Fee Schedule went into effect on January 1, 2021. Most of the final rule consists of expected policy refinements, but the regulations do include some significant changes that will impact medical practice productivity, strategy and revenue.Read More
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Register for this Medicare Learning Network (MLN) event: Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Understanding 4 Key Topics Listening Session
On November 1, 2019, CMS issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) effective on or after January 1, 2020.
CMS finalizes changes to advance innovation, restore focus on patients. Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program will shift clinicians’ time from completing unnecessary paperwork to providing innovative, high-quality patient care.
CMS issued 2 proposed rules that would update Medicare payment and policies for doctors and other clinicians who treat Medicare patients in calendar year 2018 & that updates payment rates and policy changes in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Systemand Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System.
By Rod Baird – CMS Draft 2017 Physician Fee Schedule reaffirms that LTC Medicine remains misunderstood by regulators and the AMA.
On July 7, CMS proposed changes to the Physician Fee Schedule to transform how Medicare pays for primary care through a new focus on care management and behavioral health designed to recognize the importance of the primary care work physicians perform. The rule also proposes policies to expand the Diabetes Prevention Program within Medicare starting January 1, 2018.
By Sarianne Gruber – On October 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final Rule for the 2015 Physician Fee Schedule, the annual 1,100 page list of what the Federal Government pays physicians for Medicare patient visits and services.
By Sarianne Gruber – On October 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final Rule for the 2015 Physician Fee Schedule ,the annual 1,100 page list of what the Federal Government pays physicians for Medicare patient visits and services.