Drs. Johnson and Tow: In the News, February 19, 2020

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February 19, 2020

  • Nancy Johnson, MD, FAAPMR, a physiatrist at Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene, discusses the unknowns of CBD. Read more.
  • Stephanie Tow, MD, FAAPMR, pediatric sports medicine fellow physician at Children's Mercy Kansas City, was recently appointed as Team Physician of US Paralympics Swimming and served Team USA at the World Para Swimming World Series in Melbourne, Australia, where Team USA brought home 7 medals.
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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.