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CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Summary

CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Summary

CMS released the CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule on Friday, November 1, 2019. This Rule finalizes several items relevant to therapy services, including payment updates for services paid via the Physician Fee Schedule, instructions for application of the CQ and CO modifiers for services provided by physical and occupational therapist assistants beginning January 1, 2020, CPT/HCPCS coding updates, and updates to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

For more information on MIPS in 2020, click Here.
For more information, access the CMS Fact Sheet.
Access the 2020 Quality Payment Program Final Rule Overview Fact Sheet.
Access the CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.

For more information, read Casamba’s CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Summary.

Holly Hester

Holly Hester is Casamba’s Senior Vice President of Compliance & Education, as well as the Compliance Officer. She provides regulatory guidance and interpretation, clinical programming and content development, education and training steerage, and compliance support for the company. As a physical therapist for more than 20 years, Holly has multi-venue clinical and management experience, giving her a unique perspective on the integration of compliance and training with therapy service delivery and clinical practice.
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