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Small practices get relief in final MACRA rule
Small practices get relief in final MACRA ruleFewer doctors will need to report quality data to the government next year, and the requirements for those who do report will be more flexible under the final version of the rule implementing Medicare payment reform.
An open letter to the next presidentWhile the closest we got to healthcare during the campaign was the fate of the Affordable Care Act—and perhaps your own personal health—physicians (nearly one million strong at last count) are facing a number of serious issues as you prepare to take the oath and move into the White House.
Health policy experts predict election outcome, healthcare changesWhile healthcare has flown under the radar for much of this election season, it’s a topic that was not ignored at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus in National Harbor, Maryland.
MACRA flexibility changes draw praise, but providers must move forward
MACRA flexibility changes draw praise, but providers must move forwardIndustry trade groups and experts are voicing approval of the announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that it would allow providers to choose the pace at which they comply with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
CMS grants docs reprieve from MACRA implementationHere’s how you can take advantage of this breathing room.
Medicare payment reform threatens independent practice
Medicare payment reform threatens independent practiceCritics of MACRA fear MIPS’s extensive reporting requirements, and physicians who choose the APM route may be signing the death warrant for their practices.
CMS adds flexibility to its revised Medicare reimbursement program
CMS adds flexibility to its revised Medicare reimbursement programFollowing feedback from physicians, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Thursday it will allow providers to choose the level and pace at which they comply with the rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
AACU conference assembles 'urology advocacy armada'Facing uncertainty in Medicare and increasing regulatory and insurer burdens, the leaders of organizations representing urologists across the country gathered in mid-August for the 9th Annual AACU State Society Network Advocacy Conference.
What does MACRA mean for you? Key takeawaysCMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) introduced in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has created a seismic effect across provider organizations.
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