Avoid a Penalty! Time is Running Out for 2016 Reporting

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September 1, 2016

Physicians must successfully participate in PQRS in 2016 to avoid a penalty in 2018. Physicians who choose not to participate in 2016 will be subject to a - 2% penalty on all their 2018 Medicare Part B, Medicare as a Secondary Payer, and Railroad Medicare allowables.

Learn more about PQRS and the Academy's PQRS Reporting Tool

Legislation Introduced to Alleviate Impact of Conversion Factor Cut for 2021

Nov 09, 2020

Last month, two bills were introduced in the House proposing solutions to the estimated 10.6% Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor cut expected to go into effect January 1, 2021.  The bills offer some relief to the cut, but do not reflect a comprehensive or long-term solution.  AAPM&R has therefore chosen to remain neutral regarding these bills. 

Your Academy continues to advocate for a permanent solution to the conversion factor cut while maintaining the important payment increases to office and outpatient evaluation and management services.