Ever since Medicare first proposed significant cuts to specialty providers in order to pay for an increase to physician payment for evaluation and management services, the therapy community — including physical, occupational and speech therapists — has been working with lawmakers in Congress to reverse the unfair and steep level of payment cuts levied on the specialty provider community.

In anticipation of the Medicare payment rules for 2022, specialty care providers again asked Congress for assistance in preventing destabilizing Medicare policies. Now that the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule for CY2022 rule is out, and again includes deep cuts to physical therapy, we need congressional help to avert these dangerous cuts.

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