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CMS Releases Final Physician Fee Schedule Rule for CY 2017

Posted on 11/2/2016 by NTOCC ®

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates that payment policies and payment rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2017. The rule has been finalized with a number of policies supported by NTOCC, including the establishment of separate payments for codes describing chronic care management for patients with greater complexity.

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates that payment policies and payment rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2017. The rule has been finalized with a number of policies supported by NTOCC, including the establishment of separate payments for codes describing chronic care management for patients with greater complexity.

More information on the rule can be found here.  

NTOCC staff is reviewing the final rule in detail and will be updating with more information. In the meantime, please let us know if you have any questions.