August 7, 2020
PFS CY 2021 Proposed Rule Released
CMS has released the CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule. The published version has not yet been released; comments are due October 5th. Below are three highlights from the proposed rule; stay tuned for a full rule summary.
- Expand telehealth by adding services to the Medicare telehealth list of services and retaining certain COVID-19 flexibilities.
- Reduce payments to certain specialties, including a 4% cut to infectious diseases.
- Increase payment rates for office/outpatient E/M visits.
Open document to read more; page 6.