CMS Issues 2014 Proposed Rule

July 19, 2013
Rick Gawenda

On July 19, 2013, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released “Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2014; Proposed Rule”. This is the yearly proposed rule that sets payment and regulatory policies for services reimbursed under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that does include outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. Highlights of the proposed rule include: physician fee schedule update, significant changes to the PQRS program, incident to physician therapy services, off-campus hospital-based therapy departments, and implementing the therapy cap to critical access hospitals in 2014. Log in or become a Gold Member to view a more detailed summary and obtain access to the proposed rule.

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