Continued Threats of Medicare Cuts
Physicians faced cuts of up to 10 percent in Medicare cuts leading up to both 2022 and 2023. Medicare already serves as the lowest payer for many physicians, and increasing cuts will make it more difficult for physicians to provide Medicare services.
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Physician Fee Schedule & OPPS/ASC Rules
Each summer, Medicare releases its proposed rules for the following year, and the proposals have tremendous impacts on the future of orthopaedics. The issues include the inpatient only list, ASC payment rates, policies for musculoskeletal services, site neutral payments for hospital-acquired practices and much more.
TOA members can turn to TOA’s e-mail updates for the details.
Stay Informed & Advocate
TOA members are encouraged to turn to TOA’s e-mail updates to learn more about the Medicare issues and to be prepared to engage.
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