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Anesthesia

2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: What Anesthesiologists Need to Know

CMS recently published the final draft of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2020, including the new anesthesia conversion factor of $22.2016, a slight decrease from 2019, and revisions to several Medicare payment policies. We’ve highlighted a few changes that will be most interesting to anesthesiologists. READ MORE

Surprise Billing, Medicare for All: What’s at Stake for Anesthesiologists

Two issues at the center of the U.S.’s ongoing health debate have drawn the attention of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA): surprise billing and Medicare for All. In both cases, the ASA sees big problems with proposals that tie new policies with existing Medicare payment rates, which for anesthesiologists typically run about a third of what commercial payers pay. READ MORE

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