Keyword: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
CMS' IT systems are ready to launch in 2018, but the OIG flagged concerns about the ability to resubmit data to maximize reimbursement.
The American Medical Group Association expects nearly 60% of their Medicare revenues will be tied to risk by 2019.
If MedPAC wants to replace the current Medicare payment system for physicians, they should move ahead quickly with that recommendation.
If history is any indicator, there will be lots of doctors and physician practices that take a financial hit for not participating in MIPS.
Physician practices may not like the new Medicare payment system, but out-of-control healthcare costs mean they must move to value-based payment.
A Medicare pay-for-performance program may have done more harm than good, researchers say. And that doesn’t bode well for MIPS.
CMS has decided not to test one of its planned shared decision-making models because of a lack of participants.
As 2017 winds to a close, it’s not too late for physicians to avoid a financial penalty for not participating in the new Medicare payment program.
Physicians continue to face barriers as they move to new payment models under MACRA, physician leaders told a congressional committee this morning.
The Trump administration has good news for those who want Medicare Advantage contracts to qualify as advanced alternative payment models under MACRA.