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THE PROPOSED 2013 MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE PRESENTS SOME MAJOR CONCERNS

CMS issued the proposed 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on July 30, 2012. The complete document package of approximately 700 pages is available on both the CMS website and at www.medlawblog.com. For this article, I will not summarize all 700 pages, but I would like to hit three of the most significant issues: 1.   27% proposed … Continue Reading

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule SGR 21.3% Decrease April 1, 2010

  Senate failure to pass 30-day extension causes 21.3 percent cut to Medicare physician payments on April 1.   The Senate has adjourned for 2 weeks without postponing the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Medicare Physician Fee Schedule reduction. For the past several months, since the problem arose 1/1/10, carriers have responded by advising physicians to … Continue Reading
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