CMS Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Programs: Broken Promises and Real Burdens

by Louis J. Wilson, MD, FACG
Chair, Legislative & Public Policy Council
Wichita Falls Gastroenterology Associates
Wichita Falls, TX

Remember when Congress “fixed” the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and need for annual crises in Medicare reimbursement? De ja vu.

We know that a 3% Medicare reimbursement increase, which didn’t even cover the inflation of maintaining medical practices, is set to expire at the end of 2022. Yet, physicians are currently facing an additional proposed 4.4% reduction to the physician fee schedule. Click here to read more