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CMS Published The Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule For 2019

CMS published the proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule for 2019. It includes provisions for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2019 as well as the physician fee schedule. AMA staff is reading the 1,473-page proposed rule and will provide a summary in the near future. We will work with our Federation colleagues to develop our comments on the rule. Comments are due to CMS on September 10, 2018.

Learn about Newest Medicare Payment Model Feb. 26th

Please join AMA Board Chair Dr. Gerald Harmon on Monday evening, Feb. 26th, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm Central time, for a free webinar on the model. The webinar, designed for physicians and focusing on the clinical aspects of the model, will be presented by CMMI’s Dr. Steven Farmer, who is a cardiologist, senior advisor and medical officer.