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COVID-19

2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: What Emergency Physicians Need to Know

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently published the final rule of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2022. In addition to changing the payment rates for 2022, CMS also finalized changes to several payment policies. We’ve highlighted a few of the biggest for emergency physicians below. READ MORE

CMS Releases Critical Care CBRs for Second Year in a Row

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is once again releasing Comparative Billing Reports to some providers who perform critical care evaluation and management services. This time, they will be analyzing claims that occurred in part during the COVID-19 public health emergency, with dates of service from Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2020. READ MORE

CMS Issues Waiver for Ground Ambulance Services Treatment in Place

A new waiver was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for ground ambulance services providing treatment in place as part of a COVID-19 protocol. Under authority provided through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the new policy waives any requirements that an ambulance service must include the transport of an individual to receive Medicare payment. READ MORE

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