CMS Proposes Changes to Docs’ Medicare Payments for 2021, Including Payment Cuts for Some Specialties

Source: FierceHealthcare

Federal health officials released a proposed rule that sets 2021 Medicare payment rates for physicians and includes changes to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the draft of its proposed annual Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program rule (PDF), which updates the payment rates for physician services. As previously promised by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid officials, the proposed rule will also expand the list of telehealth services covered by Medicare.

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