Drs. Bell and Mehta: In the News, August 31, 2022

Members & Publications

August 31, 2022

  • Kathleen Bell, MD, FAAPMR, a professor of PM&R at UT Southwestern Medical Center and AAPM&R Past President, was recently featured in a Dallas Innovates article, “The Last Word: UT Southwestern’s Kathleen Bell, M.D., on Long-Haul COVID.” Read more.
  • Natasha Mehta, MD, FAAPMR, recently interviewed Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, FAAPMR, editor-in-chief of the PM&R Journal, on her personal experience with COVID-19, common symptoms of Long COVID and more. Listen now.      

    Legislation Introduced to Alleviate Impact of Conversion Factor Cut for 2021

    Nov 09, 2020

    Last month, two bills were introduced in the House proposing solutions to the estimated 10.6% Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor cut expected to go into effect January 1, 2021.  The bills offer some relief to the cut, but do not reflect a comprehensive or long-term solution.  AAPM&R has therefore chosen to remain neutral regarding these bills. 

    Your Academy continues to advocate for a permanent solution to the conversion factor cut while maintaining the important payment increases to office and outpatient evaluation and management services.