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Regulation #
CMS-1413-FC
Display Date
10/30/2009
Publication Date
11/25/2009
Calendar Year
2010
Regulation Type
Final Rule with comment
Description
Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physicians Fee Schedule and Part B for CY 2010
Comment Period Date
12/29/2009
Supporting Documentation
See Downloads section

Medicare is statutorily required to review, and if necessary, adjust the malpractice relative value units (RVUs) no less than every 5 years. In the calendar year (CY) 2010 physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule, we have made revisions to the malpractice RVUs for CY 2010 based on an updated and expanded malpractice premium data collection.

The final report on Malpractice RVUs for the CY 2010 Medicare PFS final rule and Malpractice premium amounts and risk factors by specialty, which was produced by Acumen, LLC under contract to CMS, is in the Downloads section below.