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AAO-HNS Preliminary Summary of CY 2021 MPFS Final Rule

AAO-HNS Preliminary Summary of CY 2021 MPFS Final Rule

On December 1 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2021 Final Rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP). Key provisions affecting otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons include revisions to payment and documentation for evaluation and management (E/M) services, valuation of new codes commonly performed by otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons, expansion of covered telehealth services, and changes to the QPP, including those impacting qualified clinical data registries like Reg-ent. Click here to read the AAO-HNS’ preliminary summary of the rule and its impact on the specialty.

Click here to read the preliminary summary.

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