In CMS
Aug 6th, 2008
Comments Off on MPFS Cut Gone, Not Forgotten
With the enactment of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) of 2008 on July 15 comes several important changes. Of course, the headline news is that the 10.6 percent rate reduction to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) that went into effect on July 1 is waylaid for the next 18 months. ...
In CMS
Jul 1st, 2008
Comments Off on Medicare Fee Schedule Update
As you know, Medicare physician fee schedule payments are scheduled to be reduced by 10.6% effective with services delivered on or after July 1. This cut was originally scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2008; however, Congress enacted legislation in late 2007 to delay the cut until July 1. Medicare Fee Schedule Update was ...