CMS Issues Final Rule for Services Paid Under the MPFS & MIPS for PT and OT

On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2019 final rule for services paid under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (outpatient PT, OT and SLP services) as well as the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists in private practice. Highlights of the…