WSHA Comments on Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule

September 21, 2018

WSHA recently urged Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ to withdraw its proposed changes in the Physician Fee Schedule rule. The proposed rule includes a proposal to combine most evaluation and management codes and payment into two new codes, one for new patients and one for established patients. In our comments, WSHA raised concerns the change will reduce payments and threaten access for patients with more complex conditions. The comment period ended September 10. (Andrew Busz,


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