2021 Medicare Fee Schedule

The final 2021 Medicare fee schedule has been released in the federal register. It is important to note that both anesthesia and the general surgical conversion rate taken a significant hit in 2021.

Your 2021 projections should reflect the Medicare decrease of approximately 10%.

2021 National Conversion Rate

  Year Anesthesia CV RateSurgical CV RateCT/NY Anesthesia CV RateMA Metro Boston Anesthesia CV RateRest of MA Anesthesia CV Rate  
  2020 $22.20$36.09$23.22$23.51$22.75  
  2021 $20.06$32.41$20.91$21.25$20.45  
 Difference $2.14$3.68$2.31$2.26$2.30