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CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

On Monday, July 29, 2019, CMS released the CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule. This rule proposes 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). The comment period closes September 27, 2019.

For more information, read Casamba’s CY 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed 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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