Last Updated: September 2, 2016
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Premier submitted comments on the CY 2017 proposed physician fee schedule rule, focusing on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposals relating to:

•Telehealth services;
•Primary care and chronic care management services;
•Appropriate use criteria for diagnostic imaging;
•ACO participants who report PQRS quality measure separately;
•Value-based payment modifier;
•Medicare Shared Savings Program; and
•Expansion of diabetes prevention program.

Last Updated: July 22, 2016
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  • July 22, 2016
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This event has ended. You can now access the slides and recording here.   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the proposed payment rules on the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) on July 14 and 15, 2016. If finalized, the changes generally would be effective (more…)

Last Updated: November 17, 2015
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  • November 17, 2015
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Watch the recording The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the final payment rules on the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and the Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) on October 30, 2015. These changes generally take effect January 1, 2016. Join Premier for this live, free webinar on November 17 for an overview of (more…)

Last Updated: September 1, 2015
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  • September 1, 2015
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During this live presentation we will review comments Premier will submit in response to the Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) proposed rule and the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) model proposed rule, both of which are due to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) September 8. Topic areas of our proposals include, (more…)

Last Updated: July 26, 2015
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EVENT MATERIALS Watch the recording   Download the slides Download Premier’s summary of the proposed rule (PremierConnect password required)   EVENT DESCRIPTION On July 9, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed Medicare physician fee schedule (more…)

Last Updated: July 26, 2015
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  • July 24, 2015
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On July 9, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) for calendar year 2016. The PFS also included changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 15, 2015. CMS will accept comments until September (more…)