CMS Posts Article Regarding Physician Fee Schedule

Editor’s Note: We received this in an email this morning – a 20% reduction in Medicare reimbursement is not going to fly with many in the medical community:

“I did a little searching today and found that CMS posted an article for public inspection in the Federal Register on November 27, 2013 regarding the Physician Fee Schedule.  Looks like it’s the Final Rule with a Comment Period. “

 “Bottom line:  the CY 2014 PFS CF is $27.2006.  This is a 20.1% decrease from 2013’s of $34.0230. I presume this will get lots of comments/press/backlash and ultimately, Congress will adjust it at the final hour, most likely after January 1, 2014 when it is set to be effective.”