The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a call on Monday, November 19 from 2:00 -3:30 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss key topics of the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule final rule. CMS Administrator, Seema Verma, will provide opening remarks on the call. CMS experts will briefly cover three provisions and answer questions:
- Streamlining Evaluation and Management (E/M) payment and reducing clinician burden
- Advancing virtual care
- Continuing to improve the Quality Payment Program to reduce burden and offer flexibilities to help clinicians successfully participate
In addition, read a letter from Administrator Verma regarding progress in the CMS “Patients over Paperwork” initiative – aimed at reducing healthcare providers’ burdensome reporting requirements.