Reviewing the 2022 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule

Radiology stakeholders are still working to understand and absorb the potential impacts of the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, as the final rule approaches. Radiology will once again experience a threat to payments after an excruciatingly trying year for many facilities and providers. On the upshot, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and other stakeholders are “pleased with CMS’s proposal to move forward with the appropriate use criteria (AUC) program.” As usual, the proposed rul