CMS has Released the Proposed Physician Fee Schedule
CMS has released the proposed physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies to ensure their payment systems reflect the changes in medical practice and relative value services. This update also addresses certain provisions of both the Affordable Care Act and Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008. Additionally, the proposed rule discusses payments under the Ambulance Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, payments to ESRD facilities, and payments for Part B drugs. Finally, the proposed rule includes a discussion regarding the Chiropractic Services Demonstration program, the Competitive Bidding Program for Durable Medical Equipment and Provider and Supplier Enrollment Issues associated with Air Ambulances.
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