Proposed Physician Fee Schedule for 2005 Now Available

September 1, 2004

Proposed Physician Fee Schedule for 2005 Now Available

The CMS Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2005 CMS-1429-P) went on display at the Office of the Federal Register on July 27, 2004, and will be published in the Federal Register on August 5, 2004. The document is available now on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Web site (see related links below). CMS is proposing these changes to ensure that their payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice and the relative value of services. The comment period on these revisions will close on September 24, 2004.