SNM Submits Comments on Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rules for CY 2012

August 26, 2011

SNM has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the CY 2012 proposed rules for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. SNM's comments touched on the following topics: Sustainable Growth Rate; Physician Practice Information Survey; RUC Five Year Review – Gastric Emptying Study; Multiple Procedure Reduction; General Comments on Transparency; Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS); eRx Incentive Program; Maintenance of Certification Incentive Program; and Availability of Medicare Data for Performance Measurement.