Medicare Sticks With E/M Pay Plan Over Some Groups’ Objections

Source: Medscape

The Trump administration is sticking with a plan to boost certain Medicare pay for many primary care and other specialties focused heavily on office visits while lowering that for other groups to balance these increased costs, according to a Medscape report.

On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted on the Federal Register draft versions of two of its major annual payment measures: the physician fee schedule and the payment rule for hospital outpatient services.

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