Final 2019 & Proposed 2021 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Changes

December 3, 2018

Many have heard the conversations and read articles surrounding efforts to simplify E/M billing, coding, and documentation. Most of the larger proposed changes were officially postponed to 2021 which will give stakeholders time to influence the final policy. This announcement on November 1, 2018 coincided with the release of the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) final rule. Providers (and coders alike) have long complained about…