On September 6, the AACU submitted a formal comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed CY 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). The rule proposes Medicare payment and policy changes for 2023, including proposals which could significantly impact urology. Read the full letter

The AACU submitted comprehensive comments on the following:

  • Conversion Factor Update
  • Proposed Valuation of Specific Codes
  • Strategies for Improving Global Surgical Package Valuation
  • Evaluation and Management Services
  • Payment for Medicare Telehealth Services
  • Changes to the Medicare Telehealth Services List
  • Virtual Direct Supervision
  • Reimbursing Health Services at the Facility Rate
  • Pausing the Clinical Labor Pricing Update
  • Rebasing and Revision the Medicare Economic Index (MEI)

Please reach out to Kristin Jimison, AACU Director of Legislative Affairs, if you have questions or would like more information.