Reimbursement & Regulatory Update: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (RVRVSU) Annual Finale Rule and Other Regulatory Developments — 2-Part Series

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Don’t miss our live webinar series with QHR Health’s John Waltko, Vice President, Regulatory and Financial Reporting, covering the final rules regarding Medicare Physician Fee Schedules; released on November 1, 2022, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

The 2023 final PFS rule is packed full of multiple reimbursement revisions impacting physician practices, rural health clinics and other billing practitioners. Some of these revisions’ present revenue opportunities for all practitioners with an eye toward improving health equity throughout the United States.

This 2-day webinar series will consist of a discussion of major regulatory developments impacting physician reimbursement and compliance efforts, including:

  • An update to CMS PFS Schedule Conversion rate including rebasing of Medicare Economic Index impact on reimbursement across all specialties
  • Overview of Evaluation and Management Services adopted in 2019 and implemented on January 1, 2021, with expansion to other evaluation and management services rendered by specialist and hospital-based physicians
  • CMS payment policies effective January 1, 2023, related to following:
  • One year delay of Split (Shared) patient visits by physician and non-physician practitioners’ criteria with clarification on substantive portion of evaluation and management services
  • Telehealth service additions and policy clarifications
  • Revisions to population health services including behavioral health supervision requirement, new BH billable service along clarification on auxiliary personal service provision expansion chronic care management and treatment services
  • New covered and payable services including dental services, expanded colorectal cancer screening, audiology services and others
    • CMS revisions to preventive vaccination administration reimbursement rates and other clarifications related to COVID-19 vaccinations
    • Multiple other coverage and payment policy revisions adopted by CMS impacting physicians and other providers reimbursed under the Medicare physician fee schedules
  • New RHC covered services and payment policies for BH, telehealth and population management services
CPE credit per session

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn CMS payment policy changes and payment opportunities for physician practices finalized in the annual Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule (PFS)
  • Understand CMS payment policy changes discussed and set for implementation on January 1, 2023
  • Review other CMS final policy changes impacting physician practices and rural health clinic reimbursements
  • Review other final CMS changes affecting physician practice reimbursement

Who Should Attend:

  • CFOs, Controllers, Finance and Accounting Professionals
  • Senior Management and Officers
  • Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Professionals
  • Physician Practice Managers and Directors



To be awarded the full credits, you must respond to the polling questions asked during each program session and complete the evaluation.

Participants will earn 1.5 CPE credit per session

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: Fundamental understanding of Medicare Reimbursement and Payment Methodologies

Who Should Attend: CFOs, Controllers, Finance and Accounting Professionals, Senior Management and Officers, Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Professionals?

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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If QLI cancels a live webinar program, refunds of the webinar registration fee will not be given. However, all current registrants at time of cancellation will obtain a credit to be applied to a future live webinar program of their choice.

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