On June 22, 2006, CMS announced proposed changes for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. The proposed changes will appear in the June 29, 2006 Federal Register. The proposed changes include a comprehensive review of the RVU work component for Evaluation and Management Codes, which is projected to increase Medicare expenditures by $4 billion, and a reevaluation of practice expense RVUs. The changes are intended to be phased in over 4 years. Additional details and links are available at the Veritus Web site. The Med Law Blog will provide greater analysis after the proposed is published.