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MIPS, E/M Changes Highlight 2020 Medicare Fee Schedule

Key clinical point: The Medicare physician fee schedule for 2020 updates value programs and makes changes to clinical coding rules.

Major finding: The MIPS Value Pathways will better align value-based measures with chronic conditions while coding changes will provide increased payment for care of patients with multiple chronic conditions.

Study details: The changes are designed to make MIPS less burdensome and provide doctors with more clinically relevant measures to help better improve the quality of care delivered.

Disclosures: Not applicable.