Paul Pessis, AuD, is owner of North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab in Highland Park, Illinois. He is also a past president of the Academy.
Each November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publishes the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule that lists the payment rates for all Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)© codes across specialties for the upcoming year. The MPFS not only impacts reimbursement from Medicare, but it also can be used as the model for establishing payment across many private payers.
Topic(s): Coding, Reimbursement, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), AMA RUC survey
Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2018