Some Important Changes It is that time of year when we are all awaiting colder weather and anticipating the release of the final rule for CY 2018 PFS! CMS finalized revisions to payment policies under the physician fee schedule along with other revisions to Part B for the calendar year of 2018. The 2018 final rule is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on November 16, 2017.  Below you will find some highlights to some...

The wait is over! The final rule with comment period is to be published November 16, 2017! There are some changes to reporting period 2018 (year 2), but many flexibilities will remain the same as CMS wishes to proceed slowly to prepare clinicians for full implementation in year 3. Below are some highlights to the 2018 final rule as it pertains to the Quality Payment Program. This is not an all-inclusive list and Meridian Medical Management...