Reimbursement & Regulatory Update: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (RVRVSU) Annual Proposed Rule and Other Regulatory Developments — 3-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 proposed rules regarding Medicare Physician Fee Schedules; released on July 13th, 2021, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

The 2021 proposed 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 webinar will consist of a discussion of major regulatory developments impacting physician reimbursement and compliance efforts, including:

  • An update to CMS PFS Schedule Conversion rate and overview of Evaluation and Management Services adopted in 2019 and implemented on January 1, 2021
    • New payment rates and RVU weights for evaluation and management services
    • Practitioner use of Medical Decision Making or Time Methodology for selecting EM service codes
    • Impacts on PFS reimbursement
  • CMS payment policy proposals effective January 1, 2022, related to following:
    • Split (Shared) patient visits by physician and non-physician practitioners
    • Critical Care Service revision payment policies
    • Teaching Physician Services
    • CMS continuing with recent expansions of telehealth services and payment rates
    • Implementation of Physical and Occupational Therapy reimbursement reductions mandated by Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
    • CMS discussion and request for comments on determining vaccination administration reimbursement rates
    • New population health payable services in the physician practice and multiple revisions impacting Rural Health Clinic and Federally Qualified Health Centers service delivery and reimbursements
    • Other coverage and payment policy revisions being proposed by CMS impacting a wide range of physician practices services and reimbursements


CPE Credit per session

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn CMS payment policy changes and payment opportunities for physician practices proposed in the annual Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule (PFS)
  • Understand CMS payment policy changes discussed and set for implementation on January 1, 2022, in the PFS proposed rule
  • Review other CMS proposed regulations and policy changes impacting physician practices and rural health clinic reimbursements
  • Understand new evaluation and management payment rates and RVUs for evaluation and management services
  • 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


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

Participants will earn 1.0 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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