SNM Posts Summary of the CY 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

January 5, 2011

On November 2, 2010, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services posted a final rule for Medicare payments in the physician fee schedule (MPFS) for calendar year CY 2011.  CMS published this information in the November 29, 2010, Federal Register.  On December 29, 2010, an emergency update to the CY 2011 MPFS database was released amending MPFS policies, payment indicators, RVUs and payment rates effective January 1, 2011, as required by the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010