CY 2012 Changes to the Physician Fee Schedule

Docket ID: CMS-2011-0107
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This proposed notice sets forth proposed revisions to work relative value units (RVUs) affecting payment for physicians' services. The Act requires that we review RVUs no less than every five years. The revised values will be finalized in the CY 2012 Physician Fee Schedule final rule and will be effective for services furnished beginning January 1, 2012.
RIN: 0938-AQ87
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: None
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2011
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: SSA, sec 1848(c)(2)(B)(i)
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice06/06/201176 FR 32410
Merged With 0938-AQ2507/07/2011
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 25, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/06/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0107-0002
Comment Period Closed
Jun 06, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 05/25/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0107-0001

Supporting Documents

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Agency Contact
Rebecca Cole
Health Insurance Specialist
Mail Stop: C4-03-06 7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
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