AAMC: E/M Proposal Could Hurt Cognitive Specialties, Congress Should Act

August 10, 2018
The Association of American Medical Colleges is adding its voice to those raising concerns that CMS' proposed simplification of -- and subsequent cuts to -- evaluation and management coding could hurt providers, and the group says Congress may need to step in to stop the erosion of physician reimbursement. As part of the proposed 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, CMS included a policy to simplify coding and create a single payment amount for E/M visits. There are five levels of E/M...

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