2017 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule—What Could This Rule Mean for Reimbursement? 7/27/2016
On July 7, 2016, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
updating payment policies and payment rates for physicians under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for 2017. Within this document and addendum are updates to the relative value units (RVU), which include work RVUs, practice expense (PE) RVUs, malpractice (MP) RVUs, as well as the proposed Medicare conversion factor.