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News by Topic: Physicians

Jul 13, 2021 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule in CMS's annual Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) that recommends steps to build upon Medicare and improve health equity gaps worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Recommendations include expanding access to behavioral healthcare via telehealth; enhancing diabetes prevention programs; and improving the Quality Payment Program (QPP).
Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Jun 14, 2021 - The Government Accountability Office is requesting nominations for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, which will provide comments and recommendations on physician payment models to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary. Nominations are due July 16, 2021.
Source: Federal Register