Keyword: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
Groups that represent physicians are still digesting the 1,473-page proposed rule released by CMS but have already found fault with the plan.
CMS issued a proposed rule that makes “historic changes” to the Medicare program aimed at restoring the doctor-patient relationship.
Members of the House GOP Doctors Caucus want to see the government lower the exclusion thresholds so more clinicians can participate in MIPS.
There’s good news for those who want Medicare Advantage contracts to qualify as advanced alternative payment models under MACRA.
Forty-nine physician groups, which represent doctors across the country, have asked the government to reduce the reporting period for MIPS this year.
Finally. CMS has released an online tool that enables clinicians to determine whether they must participate in MIPS this year.
CMS plans to make further changes this year to MACRA to ease the reporting burden for hospital-employed doctors.
A St. Louis group practice has cut costs and improved quality outcomes thanks to bundled payments.
Groups like MedPAC have had harsh criticism for MIPS, but much stands in the way of an alternative.
ACOs have an obligation to help patients just as much as they are obliged to streamline care.