CMS released its annual Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule for CY 2021. In alignment with the Administration’s desire to expand telehealth services, the rule proposes to reimburse providers for more telehealth services and seeks comments on whether to make some of the COVID-19 telehealth waivers permanent. The rule also increases payment for certain E/M visits such as maternity care bundles while proposing payment reductions for various specialties, including infectious disease and radiology. A detailed outline of the rule can be found here. [Included are] key highlights.

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