Providers Look To Congress To Avert Physician Pay Cuts

By Michelle M. Stein / August 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM
The American Medical Association, therapists and others are pushing Congress to avert large-scale cuts proposed by CMS this week for certain physician specialties by waiving budget neutrality requirements. Doing so would let CMS pay more for evaluation and management codes without cutting others’ pay. Some specialties could see pay bumps as high as 17% next year under the proposed physician fee schedule for 2021, while others could see pay cuts as large as 11%. The redistribution of pay is a...

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