Medicare 2018 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

November 27, 2017

On November 2nd, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule to update 2018 Medicare payment rates under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and other Medicare Part B payment policies for 2018. Provisions of the final rule include, but are not limited to: telehealth, biosimilars, the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), the ACO application and waiver processes, and alignment of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) with the Quality Payment Program (QPP).

The attached document summarizes several major provisions of the final rule, which is available here.