The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) on December 2, 2020. Unfortunately, CMS failed to provide relief from a significant shift in physician and non-physician payments slated to take effect on January 1, 2021. This change is estimated to impact audiology services by -6 percent.
On November 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule for 2018.The final rule addresses adjustments to the MPFS and other Medicare Part B payment policies, including changes in valuation for services and overall payment updates.
Topic(s): Coding, Reimbursement, vestibular evaluation, vestibular disorders, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), Medicare, CPT - Current Procedural Terminology, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE), American Medical Association (AMA), Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC), Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), Quality Payment Program (QPP), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)