Heart of Health Policy

Medicare Budget Neutrality Reductions Would Harm CV Care

Practice expense decreases ranging from 5% to 20% for services such as echocar-diography, advanced imaging and office-based vein therapies, included as part of budget-neutral reductions in the proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), will jeopardize the delivery of care to Medicare benefi-ciaries, according to a joint letter from the ACC and several other medical societies to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Clinical Topics: Cardiovascular Care Team

Keywords: ACC Publications, Cardiology Magazine


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