Attached is a link to the fact sheet for “proposed policy, payment, and quality provisions changes to Medicare physician fee schedule for calendar year 2021”.

Among other things, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes to:

  • Significantly decrease the Medicare Work Relative Value Unit (WRVU) conversion factor from $36.09 to $32.26
  • Significantly revise the WRVU waiting and coding guidelines for popular E&M Codes 99211-99215
  • Significant WRVU decreases for radiology, CRNAs and chiropractors
  • Additional telehealth approved services

Contact Mike Cassidy for additional information.