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General Surgery Coding Alert

Physician Fee Schedule:
Expect Potential E/M Overhaul for 2019

Watch for possible final-rule revisions. CMS has released the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for CY 2019, and the document hits the same notes about lessening the regulation load: “Physicians tell us they continue to struggle with excessive regulatory requirements and unnecessary paperwork that steal time from patient care. … The proposed changes to the Physician Fee Schedule and [...]