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Oct. 5th Comment Deadline for CMS Proposed 2021 Physician Fee Schedule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule on August 4th, and the open comment period on this proposed rule will close at 5pm Eastern Time on October 5, 2020. Be sure to submit your comments before the deadline.

You can submit comments online here or by mail:

  • Regular Mail: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS-1734-P, P.O. Box 8016, Baltimore, MD 21244-8016.
  • Express Overnight Mail: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS-1734-P, Mail Stop C4-26-05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

A summary of the CPT codes for remote patient monitoring reimbursement and how the proposed rule will impact telehealth and remote patient monitoring is available here.

Oct. 5th Comment Deadline for CMS Proposed 2021 Physician Fee Schedule
2021 Physician Fee Schedule Details for RPM Billing

RPM Impact from Final 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Along with clarifying portions of the proposed rule, the 2021 MPFS renders some of the changes during the public health emergency (PHE) permanent and allows others to expire at the end of the PHE. Below, we break down important components of the final rule related to remote patient monitoring (RPM).

2021 Physician Fee Schedule Details for RPM Billing

RPM Impact from Final 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Along with clarifying portions of the proposed rule, the 2021 MPFS renders some of the changes during the public health emergency (PHE) permanent and allows others to expire at the end of the PHE. Below, we break down important components of the final rule related to remote patient monitoring (RPM).