Keyword: alternative payment models (APMs)
CMS says doctors who qualify for an advanced alternative payment model (APM) performance bonus should get their money soon.
Medicare reimbursement isn’t cutting it for many physician practices, with a shortfall expected by 67%.
Physicians and physician groups that hope to get approval for new physician-focused payment models will want to keep some new guidance in mind.
Some 93% of the doctors and clinicians who participated in MIPS received a positive—albeit modest—payment adjustment for 2017.
Physicians, especially those in small practices, are having trouble keeping up with the increasing complexity and ever-changing regulatory structure of APMs.
America’s Physician Groups has launched a new task force to help develop future advanced APMs.
The University of Southern California reached a $240 million settlement in a suit accusing its student health center gynecologist of sexual abuse.
There’s a big problem with advanced alternative payment models (APMs). There aren’t enough of them.
Physicians and hospital groups want to see exceptions to the enforcement of the physician self-referral or Stark Law.
All five doctors testifying on Capitol Hill said it would be better to continue to implement MIPS than see it replaced.