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Highlights of CMS Proposed Changes to Physician Fee Schedule


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Back by popular demand – join us for this rebroadcast of a PMI favorite.

On July 13th The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule for 2022. Attend this session to learn details on the proposed changes. The conversion factor is scheduled to decrease again, but that is not the only negative factor on provider reimbursement for 2022. Know what you should expect as a result of the past sequester and the PAYGO rule. Nearly all medical practices who bill Medicare for services may feel the squeeze next year.

Gain insight into the fate of telehealth services after the end of the public health emergency. What telephone codes will CMS continue to reimburse? How long will CMS pay for services that appear on the list of temporary Category 3 services?

Significant changes have been proposed for shared services and critical care including the reporting requirements for code 99291. Join healthcare compliance and revenue cycle management expert, Taya Moheiser, for this live Lunch and Learn webinar session to find out what's new in the proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule.

Additional provisions from the rule to be addressed:

  • Penalty phase of the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program
  • Critical care service billing (split/shared visits)
  • Direct payments to physician assistants
  • Time rules for therapy services provided by PT and OT assistants
  • Coverage for pulmonary rehab for COVID impacted patients
  • Teaching physician rules
  • OSHA emergency temporary standard