AAPM&R Submits Comments on SNF and IRF Proposed Rules

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June 22, 2017

On June 22, 2017, your Academy submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on 2 proposed rules:

For both rules, the Academy encouraged CMS to include sociodemographic factors in their risk adjustment for quality programs and commented on quality measures related to self-reporting of pain and patients who newly receive an antipsychotic medication.

Learn more about the Academy's reimbursement advocacy efforts.

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.