Keyword: GOP Doctors Caucus
Members of the House GOP Doctors Caucus want to see the government lower the exclusion thresholds so more clinicians can participate in MIPS.
A small but powerful group of conservative physicians in Congress, called the GOP Doctors Caucus, has become more powerful and is expected to play a role in the replacement of the Affordable Care Act.
Physician practices had a lot to track in 2016, and many of the big stories will likely continue to reverberate into 2017 and beyond.
Concerned that the new MACRA rule is too complicated and could result in physicians dropping out of Medicare, the co-chairs of the GOP Doctors Caucus aren’t ruling out further action by Congress to ‘fix’ the new payment system.
The final rule that will result in a major overhaul of how physicians are paid under Medicare is expected next month and there’s still a lot of trepidation over the changes that will take place under the new payment system.