Proposed 2017 MPFS Published

CMS has released the 2017 MPFS and the entire CMS document is published in the Federal Register. In 2015, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, which included a provision that CMS lower the existing 25% professional component MPPR payment reduction to 5%, effective 2017. This reduction in the MPPR becomes effective January 1, 2017.