Physician Fee Schedule

 

NASL 2021 Issue Briefs:

 

NASL 2021 Legislative Priorities

 

Stop the Cuts to the CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

 

Expand access to Digital Health, Including Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Services, in Medicare

 

Hospital Observation Status Harms Beneficiaries' Access to Medicare's Skilled Nursing Benefit

 

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Medicare Part B pays for physician services based on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which lists more than 7,400 unique covered services and their payment rates.  Physicians' services include office visits, surgical procedures, anaethesia services, and a range of other diagnostic and therapeutic services.  The rule touches all NASL constituent groups: 

  • Therapy
  • Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies
  • Physician Quality Reporting System
  • Potentially Misvalued Services Under the Physician Fee Schedule
  • Expansion of MPPR Policy to Therapy Services
  • Geographic Practice Cost Indices
  • Rebasing and Revising of the Medicare Economic Index
  • Physician and Anesthesia Fee Schedule Conversion Factors
  • Sustainable Growth Rate
  • Medicare Telehealth Services
  • Removal of Portable X-Ray Set-Up as a Direct PE Input for HCPCS Code Q0092

 

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