CMS Lays Out Winners And Losers Of Planned E/M Pay Bump

By Michelle M. Stein / August 3, 2020 at 11:34 PM
Some specialties could see pay bumps as high as 17% next year, while others could see pay cuts as large as 11% under CMS’ proposed 2021 physician fee schedule, which the agency unveiled late Monday (Aug. 3). Due to its focus on the pandemic, CMS plans to implement the rule 30 days after it is finalized instead of the normal 60-day period. The redistribution of pay under the physician fee schedule is a result of the budget neutrality requirements linked...

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