Federal Legislation Averts Severe Physician Reimbursement Reductions in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2022

Looming Medicare spending cuts that would have resulted in a combined 9.75% payment cut for physician practices on January 1, 2022, have been averted as a result of the passage of the Protecting Medicare & American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act passed by Congress on December 10, 2021, and signed into law on December 11, 2021.

ISASS shared our concerns directly with the CMS and Congress to advocate for your reimbursement, and we thank those of you who also contacted your representatives to address this important issue. Our voices were heard!

Highlights of the new physician payment provisions include:

To read ISASS’ proposed rule comment letter calling for this action, see attached

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