The proposed plan is open for public comment until Sept. 10. If you’d like to send an email to your state’s members of Congress voicing your concerns, visit the ACR’s Legislative Action Center.
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Mary Beth Nierengarten is a freelance medical journalist based in Minneapolis.
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Proposed policy, payment and quality provisions changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2019. Fact Sheet. 2018 Jul 12. https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Fact-sheets/2018-Fact-sheets-items/2018-07-12-2.html.
- Calendar year (CY) 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule: Documentation requirements and payment for evaluation and management (E/M) visits & advancing virtual care. https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/PhysicianFeeSched/Downloads/CY2019-PFS-NPRM-Doc-Requirements-and-Payment-E-M-Visits-and-Advancing-Virtual-Care.pdf.
- American College of Rheumatology responds to the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program proposed rules. Press Release. 2018 Jul 19. https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/455988190/american-college-of-rheumatology-responds-to-the-cy-2019-physician-fee-schedule-and-quality-payment-program-proposed-rules.