Keyword: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
CMS says doctors who qualify for an advanced alternative payment model (APM) performance bonus should get their money soon.
CMS wanted comments. It got close to 29K, including a flood from physical therapists and psychologists.
The Trump administration has proposed updates to MIPS that it says would ease the quality reporting burdens in the program.
Hospitals signing up for bundled payment options tend to be larger and better resourced than hospitals that are not enrolling.
CMS has issued a new report that offers a look at how physicians fared in the first year of its Quality Payment Program.
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.
Doctors may have heard a lot about MACRA, but not so much about new patient relationship categories and codes.
Some 93% of the doctors and clinicians who participated in MIPS received a positive—albeit modest—payment adjustment for 2017.
Doctors spoke, and CMS listened—delaying any changes to codes for Medicare patient visits until 2021.