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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Reviewing the work relative values of physician fee schedule services (1)

Reviewing the work relative values of physician fee schedule services (1)

March 1, 2006

The Secretary should establish a standing panel of experts to help CMS identify overvalued services and to review recommendations from the RUC. The group should include members with expertise in health economics and physician payment, as well as members with clinical expertise. The Congress and the Secretary should ensure that this panel has the resources it needs to collected data and develop evidence.

Topics: Physicians and other health professionals.