Drs. Agarwal and Burkard: In the News, November 28, 2018

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November 28, 2018

  • Abhishek Agarwal, DO, PM&R resident at Montefiore, won the grand prize in the Rehabilitation and Human Performance section of MIT Hacking Medicine’s 2018 Grand Hack event for presenting a caregiver app, an innovative solution to benefit family caregivers.
  • Gregory Burkard Jr., DO, FAAPMR, an interventional pain and sports medicine physiatrist at Tahoe Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, is featured in a local news article discussing all about physiatry. Read more.

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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.