Special Bulletin: CMS Releases CY 2021 Proposed Rule for Physician Fee Schedule Payments

August 4, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug. 3 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule (PFS) payments for calendar year (CY) 2021. The rule also included several proposals to implement year five of the quality payment program (QPP) created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015.

CMS will accept comments on this rule through Oct. 5. Highlights of the PFS proposed rule are in the PDF below. You must be logged in as an AHA member to view the PDF. Watch for a detailed Regulatory Advisory in the coming weeks.