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2022 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: What Anesthesiologists Need to Know

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently published the proposed draft of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2022. In addition to the annual conversion factor updates, including the anesthesia conversion factor, the proposed rule includes several payment policy updates. We’ve highlighted a few of the biggest changes for anesthesiologists. READ MORE

MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Flexibilities Extended for 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is automatically applying its extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy to all MIPS eligible clinicians for the 2020 performance period. The agency also is reopening the MIPS EUC application for individual MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, virtual groups, and Alternative Payment Model Entities through March 31, 2021. READ MORE

2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: What Anesthesiologists Need to Know

Earlier this month, CMS published the final rule of the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. After legislatively mandated adjustments, the 2021 conversion factor is $32.41, and the 2021 anesthesia conversion factor is $20.05, each down about 10 percent from 2020. In addition to changing the payment rates for 2021, the Final Rule also makes changes to several payment policies. We’ve highlighted a few of the biggest changes that will impact anesthesiologists. READ MORE

2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: What Emergency Physicians Need to Know

Earlier this week, CMS published the final rule of the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. After legislatively mandated adjustments, the 2021 conversion factor will be $32.41, a 10 percent decrease from the 2020 PFS conversion factor. We’ve highlighted a few of the biggest changes that will impact emergency physicians. READ MORE

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