CMS released the CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule at the beginning of August. The proposed rule includes provisions related to the fourth year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). APMA is carefully evaluating the proposed rule's impact on members. It's important to note that these are only proposed changes, and CMS will accept comments on them through September 27, before finalizing policies for 2020. Read APMA's full coverage here.
Members are strongly encouraged to read CMS' 2020 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Overview Fact Sheet, which includes:
Also, don't miss APMA's webinar tonight, August 20 at 8 p.m. EDT. Sharpen your MIPS skills at the MACRA Made Easy webinar, "Proposed Changes for MIPS: Year 4 (2020 Performance Year)." Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, will present and discuss how the MPFS proposed rule may affect the 2020 performance year.