Lawmakers To Mitigate Some Doc Cuts, Extend Partial APM Bonus

By Michelle M. Stein / December 19, 2022 at 6:36 PM
Lawmakers plan to ease 2.5% of the upcoming Medicare physician fee schedule conversion factor cuts in 2023 and 1.25% in 2024 as part of the wide-ranging year-end bill, according to lobbyists and stakeholders following the discussion. If included in the final package, such a policy would leave clinicians with a 2% cut come Jan. 1, despite a months-long push from doctors for Congress to step in and fully remove the cut. The American Medical Association said it was disappointed that...

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