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Providers, Lawmakers Ask CMS To Ease Cuts Tied To 2021 E/M Pay Bump

By Michelle M. Stein / October 8, 2020 at 5:54 PM
Though some stakeholders are praising CMS’ proposed increases to evaluation and management payments in the 2021 physician fee schedule, many physicians groups -- including the American Medical Association -- are loudly decrying the budget neutral cuts tied to those pay hikes, and lawmakers recently asked CMS to mitigate the cuts to give Congress time to step in. Some specialties could see pay bumps as high as 17% next year under the proposed physician fee schedule for 2021 , while others...


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