Dr. Heckert is Helping COVID-19 Patients Put Their Lives Back Together: In the News, August 12, 2020

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August 12, 2020

  • Kimberly Heckert, MD, FAAPMR, a physiatrist at Jefferson Hospital Rehabilitation Medicine, is helping COVID-19 patients put their lives back together and urges the public to take precautions. She was recently featured in this CBS Philadelphia story.
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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.