SNM Submits Comments on Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rules for CY 2011

August 26, 2010

SNM Submits Comments on Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rules for CY 2011

The SNM has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the CY 2011 proposed rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. SNM's comments touched on the following topics: Physician Practice Information Survey (PPIS); Practice Expense (PE); Implementation of Technical Correction for Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Codes; Update of the Medicare Economic Index (MEI); Malpractice RVUs for New and Revised Services; RUC Five Year Review; Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR); Refinement Panel Process; Request for Refinement Panel – CPT 78451 and 78452; Physician Quality Reporting Incentive (PQRI), and ; Disclosure Requirements for In-Office Ancillary Services.

8/24/2010 SNM Comments on Proposed MPFS Rules, CY 2011