Month: July 2021

GOOD, BAD AND UGLY OF HOPD AND ASC PROPOSED RULE WITH AN EXPECTED CUTS OF 6% UNLESS THE CONGRESS ACTS ON IT

THE GOOD, BAD AND THE UGLY GOOD For ASCs, the update is changed similar to the HOPDs. BAD Multiple procedures, which were covered in ASCs are eliminated and changed to the inpatient only list. UGLY An addition of 6% cuts, 2% stemming from sequester cuts of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and 4% statutory …

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CMS RELEASES 2022 PROPOSED PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE WITH A PROPOSED 9.75% CUT IN REIMBURSEMENT RATES: A PERFECT STORM OF COVID-19, INCREASING COSTS AND REIMBURSEMENT CUTS

THE GOOD, BAD AND THE UGLY GOOD Telehealth services are preserved through 2023 and evaluation management services are expanded. BAD Expiration of the congressionally enacted 3.75% temporary increase in Medicare physician fee schedule conversion factor, reducing the conversion factor by 3.75%. UGLY Addition of 6% cuts, 2% from 2011 of Obama era, and 4% from …

CMS RELEASES 2022 PROPOSED PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE WITH A PROPOSED 9.75% CUT IN REIMBURSEMENT RATES: A PERFECT STORM OF COVID-19, INCREASING COSTS AND REIMBURSEMENT CUTS Read More »