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.