CMS Publishes Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a display notice of proposed rulemaking Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2012 on July 1. The rule addresses, implements, or discusses certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively known as the Affordable Care Act) and discusses Physician Quality Reporting System; the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program; and the EHR incentive program. The rule will be published in the Federal Register on July 19 but for a display copy, visit http://mail2.ahima.org/t/63448/42606818/4907/51