AMA issues 2021 Medicare PFS & QPP summary

The American Medical Association (AMA) has distributed a summary document that addresses the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) final rule for the 2021 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP).

AMA says that, “While the final rule is effective on January 1, 2021, CMS is implementing on an interim final basis the provisions on coding and payment of virtual check-in services and the coding and payment for personal protective equipment (PPE) and other infection control costs during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).”

AMA 2021 Medicare PFS/QPP summary