CHA News Article

CMS Finalizes Physician Fee Schedule Rule
Also issues final rule on end-stage renal disease prospective payment system

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule for calendar year 2019. A fact sheet and press release are available.

In addition, CMS released the end-stage renal disease prospective payment system final rule, which includes provisions related to the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program. A fact sheet and press release are available.

CHA is currently reviewing the final rules. More detailed information on the PFS final rule will be in CHA News. CHA expects CMS to release the CY 2019 outpatient prospective payment system final rule tomorrow.

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