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5 key factors in considering MACRA virtual groupsBefore joining or forming a virtual group to report metrics through CMS' Quality Payment Program, there are a number of issues for practices to consider.
MACRA changes are part of volume-to-value shiftThe Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 and its Merit Based Incentive Payments System are here to stay for the foreseeable future and are likely to significantly impact reimbursement for ophthalmologists as part of a shift away from traditional fee for service medicine. In this changing landscape, eye care practitioners need to understand the basics of the system, such as reporting requirements, and begin to consider new models of care.
Five Things that Change the Quality Measurement and Reporting GameMake the rules work for, rather than, against you by relying on these five critical capabilities.
Six things to know about CMS' new bundled payment modelCMS unveiled a voluntary episode bundled payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Here’s six things experts want you to know
Despite hype, private payers slow to adopt oncology value-based modelsOncology Institute’s Dawn Holcombe, MBA, FACMPE, ACHE, shares her views on the OCM program, what CAR T-cell therapy means for the future of reimbursement, and some epic predictions.
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2018
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2018Many physicians are relieved to see 2017 come to an end.
Physicians struggle to manage quality measuresRead on to find out how physicians have been battling quality measures this year.
MACRA will not save moneyThe Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is not going to hold down the increasing cost of Medicare by adding over 1,600 pages of new regulations to the program. Instead, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) should have reduced the cost of traditional Medicare by eliminating the requirement for detailed documentation of evaluation and management (E/M) charges.
Physicians ready practices for 2018 MACRA rule
Physicians ready practices for 2018 MACRA ruleMedical groups, experts weigh in on Medicare payments for 2020.
Are you ready for MACRA?  Scorecards can help
Are you ready for MACRA? Scorecards can helpWith Congress attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the president issuing executive actions to roll back portions of the ACA, some in the medical community have been wondering whether the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) also faces an uncertain future.