Medicare physician fee schedule changes

January 7, 2019

In this table, we highlight some of the forthcoming changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is in the process of finalizing changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) changes for office visits, surgical procedures, diagnostic tests, therapy services, and preventive services. These changes apply to healthcare practitioners, diagnostic testing facilities and treatment centers. In this table, we highlight some of the forthcoming changes for our readers.

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References:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “83 FR 59452 (2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule).” Federal Register. November 23, 2018. https://bit.ly/2GITg8z. * Michael Marron-Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC. “MACRA/Quality Payment Program in 2019: Finalized Changes,” Journal of AHIMA. Dec. 6, 2018. https://bit.ly/2GyrUSi

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