December 4, 2020
A Look at the Federal Register
Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule for CY 2021
CMS has released the final rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar year 2021. The final rule includes policy changes for Medicare payments under the PFS and other Medicare Part B issues. The rule is effective January 1, 2021.
Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System for CY 2021
CMS has released the final rule governing how providers will be reimbursed for care provided in the outpatient and ambulatory surgical center settings. The rule is effective January 1, 2021; comments will be due 30 days after the rule’s publication on the Federal Register.
Agency Information Collection: Changes to Medicare Cost Reports
CMS has proposed changes to the Medicare Form CMS-2552-10, commonly known as the Hospital and Health Care Complex Cost Report. Included in the proposal is the creation of a new worksheet to capture median Medicare Advantage negotiated charges. Comments are due on January 11, 2021.