Payment Reform


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AAPM&R remains committed to pursuing fair reimbursement for physician-led care in the ever-changing health care environment. By educating all types of medical payers on the value of health and function, the Academy is helping establish our members as a critical piece of the new value-driven health care delivery landscape. To do this, AAPM&R is:

  • Taking an active role in the process that develops and modifies codes and their value.
    Learn more about the recent acquisition of a seat on the American Medical Association RVS Update Committee (RUC).
  • Focused on reimbursement issues that have substantial impacts to physiatry.
    Learn more about our current engagement in the evaluation of E/M codes, which could have substantial implications for the specialty.
  • Making proactive strides to affirm the value of physiatric practice by showing the necessity of the cost-saving care our physicians provide. Learn more about these initiatives below.

Additional Reimbursement Advocacy

Your Academy regularly submits comments on various rules affecting reimbursement. Browse the latest submitted comments below and explore more here.