2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Shows Primary Care Physicians are Positioned to Get a Nice Lift.

Good News for Internal Medicine Physicians and Family Doctors. CMS released the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which revealed that physicians who practice in outpatient settings and clinics will see an increase in professional fees next year.

Our D.C.-based consultants recently shared their analysis on the expected impact on professional fees charged by physicians in original Medicare as a result of the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule published in early December. The new schedule shows a four percent increase in professional fees for internal medicine specialists and a 12 percent increase for family practice.  Other specialties that will see increases include hematology/oncology, rheumatology, and endocrinology.

The fee schedule can be viewed here.