AMA Summarizes 2011 MPFS Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published July 13 the 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule in the Federal Register. CMS will accept public comments regarding the proposed rule until Aug. 24. In case you don’t have time to read through all 1,250 pages, a brief AAPC News report published July 2 will catch you up on all the highlights.

For more information, you may want to read the American Medical Association’s (AMA) “cliff notes.” The AMA summary and analysis of the 2011 MPFS proposed rule touches on the issues that are most likely to affect physicians without going into too much detail.

For all the facts, you’ll have to put on your reading glasses and sit a spell as you pour over the entire 2011 MPFS proposed rule, which you can access on the CMS website.


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