2% Payment Adjustment – Sequestration – Begins July 1, 2022
The Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act impact payments for all Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) claim:
- No payment adjustment through March 31, 2022
- 1% payment adjustment April 1 – June 30, 2022
- 2% payment adjustment beginning July 1, 2022
This applies to all post-mastectomy billing codes and services
Note: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act suspended the sequestration payment adjustment percentage of 2% applied to all Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims from May 1 through December 31, 2020. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, extended the suspension period to March 31, 2021. An Act to Prevent Across-the-Board Direct Spending Cuts, and for Other Purposes, signed into law on April 14, 2021, extended the suspension period to December 31, 2021.