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Docs, Specialists ID Proposed Payment Fee Concerns
Health Leaders Media

Physician reimbursement for currently unpaid time spent dispensing non-face-to-face care, an expanded payment modifier, and cuts for some common codes used by specialists are among the provisions in Medicare’s Physician Fee Schedule proposal getting attention from physicians groups.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 609-page proposal released July 3 outlines how doctors will be paid starting Jan. 1, 2015.