- An increase of 3.75% to the PFS conversion factor for all specialties and services in 2021.
- A three-year delay in payments for a new add-on evaluation and management (E/M) code G2211 for visit complexity inherent in E/M visits.
- An extension of the 2% sequestration moratorium until March 31, 2021.
- A delay in the effective date for the Radiation Oncology (RO) Model until January 1, 2022.
Now that the bill has been signed into law, CMS will need to recalculate the 2021 Conversion Factor.
The bill also includes provisions that would protect patients from surprise medical bills, and provides additional flexibility in provider COVID-19 relief fund reporting requirements.