August 13, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the CY 2020 Proposed Rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). As part of the proposed rule, CMS is proposing 10 episode-based cost measures and revisions to the current Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB) and Total per Capita Cost (TCC) measures.
There is a public comment period currently open until September 27. Stakeholders can provide feedback on the proposed revisions to MSPB and TCC as well as the proposed ten cost measures:
Additionally, CMS and Acumen, LLC will hold workgroup meetings for stakeholders interested in providing feedback during the development of potential additional episode-based cost measures for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. Information about the meetings can be found here.