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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Medicare payment to advanced practice nurses and physician assistants

Medicare payment to advanced practice nurses and physician assistants

June 1, 2002

The Congress should increase Medicare payment rates for certified nurse-midwives to 85 percent of the physician fee schedule. The conversion factor for physician services should be adjusted to make this change budget neutral.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.