CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
(June 28, 2010)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed Calendar Year (CY) 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule regulation, outlining proposed changes to policies and payment rates for services to be furnished on or after January 1, 2011. ASA is currently analyzing the proposed rule for its impact on anesthesiologists and their practices, and will submit comments by the deadline of August 24, 2010.
Please check the ASA website regularly for updates on the rule.
Copy of the Proposed Rule for 2011 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS
Anesthesiologists: Physicians providing the Lifeline of Modern Medicine TM. Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association with more than 50,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.
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