CMS changes may give Physician Assistants "greater fexibility"
CMS Releases Final Physician Fee Schedule With 'Significant' E/M Overhaul
Kerry Dooley Young
Federal officials have finalized the 2020 physician fee schedule that includes major changes in payments and policies for office visits, opioid treatment, and supervision rules for physician assistants.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the new Medicare rule on Friday. The final rule carries several changes in Medicare's approach to evaluation and management (E/M) services, which are slated to take effect in 2021.