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Advocating for heart rhythm professionals practicing in a rapidly evolving healthcare environment

Advocacy in Action provides monthly updates on new or recent legislative, regulatory, payment, and coverage policy changes, HRS advocacy efforts, and other crucial information that may impact the practice of EP in the U.S.

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CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule for CY 2024

Regulatory Updates

July 13, 2023 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule and updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for calendar year (CY) 2024. Most notable for CY 2024 are CMS’ proposals to adopt HRS and RUC-recommended relative value units (RVUs) for implantation and programming of a phrenic nerve stimulation system, and remote monitoring of implantable cardiac rhythm devices. HRS will prepare comments in support of these and other proposals by the September 11, 2023, submission deadline.

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