It has been more than 18 months since CMS “clarified” the circumstances surrounding split/shared visits with the release of the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule.

In January, HSG conducted a survey about several provider compensation topics – including time dedication during visits and it’s effect on compensation. 

Click here to access the article about the survey results.

Excerpt from the article:

The bottom line depends on how organizations attribute wRVU workload credit between the physicians and APPs involved in these patient encounters, and if those physicians and/or APPs are compensated based on personally performed wRVU production. Establishing a common frame of reference is important to allow us to explore potential issues more fully.

CMS intended to “clarify” the rules surrounding split/shared visits – and in doing so created new rules and changed many of the existing rules. Read the entire article to learn more.

Terrence R. McWilliams, MD, FAAFP

Chief Clinical Officer and Managing Director, Employed Provider Networks

Neal D. Barker

Partner and Managing Director, Compensation and Compliance