WORK HARDER! EARN LESS!
YOU MIGHT ASSUME THAT A HIGHER COMPLEXITY EVALUATION WOULD MEAN HIGHER REIMBURSEMENT. YOU WOULD BE WRONG..... On December 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the "Final Policy, Payment and Quality Provision Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2021". You can read the press release here. It is as bad as we had feared with the final release including the 9% fee cut to PT/OT/SLP therapy services which will be the larg