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Medicare, Medicaid & CHIP

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency responsible for running Medicare and Medicaid within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), arguably issues the most regulations that have a direct impact on emergency physicians. Their annual Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) regulation includes proposals that affect Medicare payments—which serve as the basis for which many private payers set their reimbursement rates.

July 2019: The proposed regulation impacting 2020 Medicare Payments was just released. Find emergency-medicine specific highlights of the proposed reg here, as well as a comprehensive summary of the reg here.

ACEP4U: See how ACEP is advocating to make sure EM physicians are appropriately reimbursed.

Check out our Regs & Eggs blog for the latest regulatory updates.  

Medicare and Medicaid Regulatory Comment Letters

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