Submit Comments to CMS on 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Reduced RVUs For EP Ablation

As part of the proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed reduced work RVUs for electrophysiology (EP) ablation services. Staff from ACC's Advocacy team and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), as well as member leaders, continue to share information, questions and concerns with CMS staff working on the physician fee schedule to ensure proposals are clearly understood and informed by the best available information. After two rounds of RVU surveys completed by ACC and HRS members, some reduction in RVUs reflecting decreased time and complexity is likely to be finalized. Read more.

The ACC will submit formal comments to CMS on this topic in September. Members can also share their insights or concerns about how reduced work RVUs would impact patients directly to CMS here.