AMA Pushes Medicare Pay Revisions While Family Docs, Surgeons Square Off Over E/M Add-On

By Michelle M. Stein / August 9, 2023 at 1:32 PM
The American Medical Association has support from more than 100 lawmakers for long-term Medicare physician pay reform, while specialists and family physicians clash over a new evaluation and management code for complex patients that contributed to the overall drop in CMS’ proposed 2024 conversion factor. But lobbyists don’t expect long-term physician payment reform to move until next year or beyond, and are looking at various potential shorter-term pay relief options. Some lobbyists believe that with doctors facing a proposed 3.3%...

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