Advancing PM&R Measure Development

Members & Publications


January 1, 2019

In this article from the December 2018/January 2019 issue of The Physiatrist, Mark E. Huang, MD, FAAPMR discusses how quality measures are developed and the importance of having physiatry-focused measures, such as those used in AAPM&R's Registry.

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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.