2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule and Out-of-Network Reimbursement and Alternative Payment Models Updates

Presented by: Dr. Jeffrey Bettinger, MD, FACEP
Total Run Time: 32:17

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) on August 4, 2020. The proposed rule includes annual updates to the relative weights of physician services, as well as other items that will impact physician fees.
In order to help emergency physicians, hospitals, and the vendors who serve both prepare for the anticipated changes to emergency medicine reimbursement, Dr. Jeffrey Bettinger of BSA Healthcare is offering a 45-minute webinar dedicated to the following topics:

  • Emergency Medicine RVUs and fee schedule, including large RVUwork increases for emergency services
  • Conversion Factor Updates, including a 10.5% budget neutrality reduction
  • Change in payment policy for office visits – negative effects for emergency medicine
  • Out-of-network legislation
  • Emergency medicine-specific alternative payment models