The 2017 proposed rule includes recommendations that would allow separate reimbursement for certain non-face-to face prolonged Evaluation and Management services. It also provides for separate reimbursement for comprehensive assessment and care planning and chronic care management for patients with greater complexity.
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Details on these proposed changes include –
Complete information on the 2017 Proposed Rule updates can be found on the CMS website. CMS allowed providers until 5:00 pm on September 6, 2016 to respond to the proposed rules. The 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule will then be released in November, so stay tuned for further updates in November!
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