ABO to be Listed as Certifying Board on Physician Compare

ABOlogo13On Oct. 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule updating its policies for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on or after Jan. 1, 2016. Included with the updates is the decision to include “certifying board” with provider credentials on the Physician Compare website at Medicare.gov. Specifically, American Board of Optometry (ABO) Board Certification will be recognized.