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CMS’ Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposal for Calendar Year (CY) 2019 includes blended rates for E/M services for levels 2-5, as well as two additional methods to document services.
The changes in CMS’ proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for 2019 include an increase to the technical component for certain CPT codes, as well as a proposed decrease for professional interpretation.
On July 12, CMS published its proposed policy, payment, and quality provisions changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for Calendar Year (CY) 2019.
CMS has announced the results of the final 2018 Value Modifier and the adjustment factor that will be applied to clinicians receiving an upward payment adjustment.
CMS has released final rules for the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The rules, scheduled to take effect January 1, 2018, address changes within the fee schedule as well as other Medicare Part B payment policies, such as changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
CMS Releases Proposed 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)
CMS has released two proposed rules regarding Medicare reimbursement and requirements. The 2018 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule addresses Medicare payment and quality provisions for physicians in 2018 and the 2018 Proposed Update to the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) will update the requirements for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program and the ASC Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program.
Applicable to the technical component, claims billed with modifier FX to indicate X-ray imaging services were provided using film reduces will be subject to a 20% reduction.
CMS released the final ruling of the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and though not all changes will be welcomed, experts predict radiologists will soon see the benefit from the planned changes.