Thank you to Representative Terri Sewell (D-7) for signing onto a letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of CMS, to voice concern over the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Rule that proposes a policy that would significantly impact the services provided by PTs and PTAs in the State of Alabama. The 2020 PFS proposes to make arbitrary, across-the-board cuts to codes PTs and PTAs bill when providing services to Medicare beneficiaries. The proposed 8% cut for 2021 will impede access to essential services for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
The 7th District is located in western Alabama. Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, and Wilcox counties along with portions of Clarke, Jefferson, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa counties are included in the district.