The Outpatient Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Services

Audiology and speech-language pathology services under Medicare Part B (outpatient) have reimbursement rates established by the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) regardless of provider setting, except for outpatient audiology services provided in hospitals. This site provides information on the MPFS for audiologists and speech-language pathologists, including in-depth analysis of relevant policy changes and revisions to the fee schedule, Medicare Part B payment rules, geographic adjustment calculations, and new developments. The fee schedule is updated annually by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Latest Developments

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Analysis of the 2018 Medicare Fee Schedule

ASHA's analysis of the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) provides an overview of relevant policy changes and calculates national average payment amounts for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. 

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See also: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System for Audiologists & Speech-Language Pathologists [PDF]

Understanding the Medicare Fee Schedule

2017 Medicare Fee Schedules

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