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2020 CMS Echocardiography Reimbursement Rules - ASE

ASE analysis of 2020 CMS Reimbursement Rules for Echocardiography

On November 1, 2019 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2020 final rules for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Quality Payment Program, which included several significant policy and payment changes impacting cardiologists. Here is a topline summary from ASE on some of the most important changes to the payment rates and policies for services paid under Medicare.

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