ACR, medical societies warn Congress against Part B change

Eleven medical societies, including the American College of Rheumatology, have urged Congress to prevent CMS from applying Merit-based Incentive Payment System adjustments to Medicare Part B payments, arguing such a move would “penalize physicians for providing high-quality care,” according to a press release.
In a joint letter to members of the Senate Finance committee, as well as the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees, the ACR, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology among others, warned legislators that if

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