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Danger Ahead: More Medicare Cuts in 2021

In the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services indicated it intends to impose an estimated 8% payment cut to seniors’ therapy services in 2021. This cut, coupled with a series of payment reductions in recent years, will undermine patient access to the care they need and will…

Physical Therapy Advocates Continue to Speak Out Against Medicare Cuts

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a projected 8% cut to physical therapy services starting in 2021, the physical therapy community was quick to speak out by submitting more than 2,300 comment letters to CMS expressing concern with the proposed reimbursement reduction to PT services. And while CMS chose to finalize…