Each summer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases a large document referred to as the proposed rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). The official title is often longer, as is the case this year: “Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, Access to Identifiable Data for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Models & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015.” In 609 pages of fine print published in the July 11, 2014, Federal Register, the CMS details proposed changes to the Medicare PFS and other Medicare program changes and invites public comment.

Authored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Coding and Nomenclature, with contributions from the AAP Committee on Child Health Financing, Council on Clinical Information Technology, National Center for Medical Home Implementation Project Advisory Committee, and Council on Children With...

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