Medicare Fee Schedules

CMS is exploring substantial changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule that have disparate impacts on different physician specialties. LUGPA will advocate for policies that benefit our practices and urology patients.


LUGPA Champions Medicare Payment Reform Following Latest CMS Proposal- July 2024 

LUGPA Policy Update: Addressing Prescription Drug Costs Through Prescription Drug Affordability Boards
 - April 2024  

LUGPA Policy Update: Biden Administration Finalizes Medicare Advantage Payment Rates for 2025 - April 2024 

LUGPA Policy Alert: Congress Considers Proposal to Mitigate Medicare Physician Payment Cuts - March 2024 

Important Updates on CMS PFS Final Rule 2024 - Dec. 2023    

LUGPA’s Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Calculator is now available. - Dec. 2023 

Announcing New Resources on 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Changes - Nov. 2023 

LUGPA Policy Brief: 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Payment Cuts - Nov. 2023 

Policy Brief: Addressing Hidden Fees for Doctors in Health Care Payments- Aug. 2023 

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Update -  July 21, 2023

Aug. 18, 2021 Webinar: CMS 2021 Proposed Rules: Changes, Conversion Factor and Cuts: What LUGPA Practices Need to Know [login required]

Comment letter on the Calendar Year 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (“MPFS”) Proposed Rule (CMS-1734-P) –  Oct. 5, 2020 

Final Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2020

Proposed Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2019

LUGPA Comments to CMS on Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program for Calendar Year 2019 – September 18, 2018

Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Short Inpatient Hospital Stays; Transition for Certain Medicare-Dependent, Small Rural Hospitals Under the Hospital Inpatient Payment System; CY 2016 Proposed Rule (CMS-1633-P) – August 31, 2015

Medicare Data Access for Transparency and Accountability Act (S. 1180) – August 11, 2014

Physician Fee Schedule CY 2014 proposed rule (CMS-1600-P) – September 6, 2013