Tag: Physician Reimbursement Rates


CMS Final Rule 2023: Impact on Physician Reimbursement and Healthcare Facilities

Despite the American Medical Association’s (AMA) strong protests regarding a 26 percent decrease in physician reimbursement from 2001 to 2023, it seems that these objections have not been heeded. On November 2, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their final policy changes, which include significant reductions in reimbursement for the upcoming year. […]
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Congress To Pass Legislation To Limit Medicare Payment Cuts

Waiving the PAYGO sequester requirements and updating the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule would help limit Medicare payment cuts to hospitals, FAH wrote. As the 117th Congress nears the end of its session, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) has called upon congressional leaders to pass legislation that will reduce financial challenges for hospitals, including […]
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Medicaid Physician Reimbursement Rates Lag Medicare

Medicaid physician reimbursement rates in the fee-for-service part of the program were about 72% of Medicare rates for the same service, a new study finds. Medicaid physician reimbursement is significantly lower than commercial payer and even Medicare payments for the same services despite growing enrollment in the public healthcare program, reveals a new Urban Institute study. […]
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