Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR) on the Professional Component (PC) of Certain Diagnostic Imaging Procedures
From: CMS MLN Matters – MM9647; 8/5/16
Provider Action Needed
Change Request (CR) 9647 informs providers that Section 502(a)(2) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 revised the Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR) for the Professional Component (PC) of the second and subsequent procedures from 25 percent to 5 percent of the physician fee schedule amount. Make sure that your billing staffs are aware of these changes.