AMA releases summary of '2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and QPP Final Rule'

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the '2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP)' final rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on November 23.

According to the American Medical Association (AMA), "This is the first year CMS combined the Medicare PFS and QPP rules. CMS published several fact sheets on the final rule including a fact sheet on the QPP changes and a fact sheet on the PFS changes for 2019."

AMA "is continuing to review the rule and will work with its colleagues in the Federation to further analyze these policies in the coming weeks."

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