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Consumers First Comments on Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule


The policy changes reflected in this comment letter represent an important step toward realigning the fundamental economic incentives in the health care system to truly meet the needs of all families, children, seniors and adults across the nation. Given our focus on transforming health care payment and delivery systems to ensure the system is delivering the high-value care consumers need, our comments are focused on three policies outlined in the proposed rule:

  • Relative Value Unit (RVU) Updates
  • Evaluation and Management (E/M) office visit payments
  • Transitional Care Management Services

Read the full comments.