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Tips for independent practices to survive value-based careThe Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) ushers in a new age of “value-based payment reform” and forces the question, “How does one become more interdependent without losing one’s identity?”
3 steps to get ready for MACRA
3 steps to get ready for MACRAMany practices are not sure how best to approach and prepare for compliance with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) payment reforms. Here are some short-term changes practices can implement to prepare.
MACRA doesn’t spell end of independent medical practices
MACRA doesn’t spell end of independent medical practicesWhile the Medicare payment reform law Congress passed last year poses numerous challenges for independent medical practices, it will not doom them.
CMS divulges CPC+ regions: What you need to knowDoctors in these states are now eligible for CPC+. Experts share how to prepare.
HHS offering Quality Payment Program grants to small practices
HHS offering Quality Payment Program grants to small practicesSmall practices are set to receive a sizable slice of federal funding in an effort to ease their transition into the Quality Payment Program (QPP), but the shift has not started without its strains.
Top 9 MACRA threats that could become reality for doctors, patientsAs the rules for MACRA are written, we are again at a critical juncture in U.S. healthcare. The risks to both physicians and their patients is real.
MACRA author calls for delay in reporting requirements
MACRA author calls for delay in reporting requirementsPhysicians won’t have to start reporting quality under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) until next July at the earliest, if the law’s co-author has his way.
Alternative Payment Model could be saving grace for quality improvement
Alternative Payment Model could be saving grace for quality improvementAn APM can potentially serve as an opportunity for a practice or organization to generate new ways to improve their patient’s care while simultaneously developing a means to promote financial viability in the new ‘value driven’ system.
Eleven ways MACRA will impact your businessWhat impact will MACRA have on your organization? We asked experts to tell us.