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Medicare Physician Payment Rule Factors in GPCI



The final 2012 Medicare physician payment rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services includes an adjusted fee schedule for the Geographic Practice Cost Index. The adjustment prevents large cuts this year and will help California physicians in the future.



1 comments on "Medicare Physician Payment Rule Factors in GPCI"
MediTouch EHR (3/5/2012 at 7:56 PM)

The financial adjustment to Geographic Practice Cost Index (GPCI) will greatly benefit physicians in California and around the country, and most importantly it will help <a href="http://www.healthfusion.com/eprescribing.asp">ePrescribing (eRx)</a>. Without the redistribution provided by GPCI, e-prescribing adoption would face a much more difficult path, especially in such a large, powerful state (California).