SEPTEMBER 2020

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JOINT RESPONSE REGARDING 2021 MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE FOR CRITICAL CARE


As described in the accompanying article on the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), critical care providers’ payments are proposed to be cut by 8%. In response, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine generated a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary (HHS) Alex Azar to express dismay at the seemingly...

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Call to Comment on Proposed 2021 MPFS Fee Schedule Before October 5
CHEST Joins in Support for Bill to Ease Barriers to Oxygen Access
CHEST’s Biggest Event of the Year Is Almost Here
Clinician Matching Network Connects Hospitals with Health-care Workers



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