President Obama Signs the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

On April 1, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014. This law prevents a scheduled payment reduction for physicians and other practitioners who treat Medicare patients from taking effect on April 1, 2014. It also maintains the 0.5% update for such services that applied from January 1, 2014 through March 31, 2014 for the period April 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. The law provides a 0% update to the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) through March 31, 2015.

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