Lawmakers To Mitigate Medicare Cuts, Hold Off Sequester 3 Months

By Michelle M. Stein / December 21, 2020 at 2:57 PM
As part of the year-end package, lawmakers plan to mitigate effects of changes to the 2021 physician fee schedule that would raise pay for some while drastically cutting pay for others, according to a House Ways & Means Republican summary, and the bill also is expected to extend the Medicare sequester moratorium for three months -- a shorter extension than sought by providers. CMS’ final 2021 physician fee schedule includes cuts of up to 10% for a number of specialties,...

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