Lexology July 30, 2021
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC

On July 23, 2021, CMS published its proposal for changes to its Medicare Part B payment policies for calendar year 2022, including proposed changes for teaching physician billing. In addition, in the same proposed rule, CMS published a proposal to modify the reporting relating to teaching hospitals under the Open Payments system. This article describes how these proposals could limit teaching hospitals’ and teaching physicians’ options for assigning outpatient and office evaluation and management codes for patient encounters, as well as the benefits that teaching hospitals could expect from the proposed revisions to the Open Payments program.

This client alert is Part 4 of our series providing insight into current changes to the Medicare program relating to the teaching setting,...

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