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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Who Were the Winners and Losers in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule?

Conversion Factor. Physicians can expect a slight increase this year with the conversion factor going up from $35.8043 in 2016 to an estimated $35.8887 for 2017. However, this miniscule rise in the conversion factor is more of a “budget neutrality adjustment,” explains the MPFS report. Rundown. As CMS integrates MACRA-backed ideologies, quality care that puts the patient first continues to [...]