CMS: Draconian Rulemaking For Physicians, Testing
The rulemaking contains a number of draconian provisions, particularly regarding diagnostic radiology, including diagnostic radiology testing within group practices.
Although the final rule addresses a large number of physician and Medicare Part B payment issues, this guest will focus on a few of the most significant changes.
Physician Payment Rates
Medicare physician payment rates for calendar year 2008 will drop by 10.1% under the rule. Federal...
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