Eligible Specialties For Increased Payment Under Affordable Care Act

Eligible Specialties For Increased Payment Under Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act specifies increased payments for three primary care medical specialties: Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. The Final Rule interprets this language to include some subspecialties with a relation to the original three, but does not list the subspecialties. Subspecialists that qualify for higher payment are those recognized by the American…