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Predicting the future of Meaningful Use 3Medical Economics sat down with John Halamka, MD, MS, to ask questions about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' issuing of a Final Rule for attesting to Stage 3 of Meaningful Use programs as well as physicians' demands for delays of the 2017 starting.
ACA, MACRA: What they mean for you, patientsIn this interview, David F. Penson, MD, MPH, discusses the ACA’s impact on urology, the pros and cons of a single-payer system, and why collecting and reporting outcomes data will be crucial going forward.
How the SGR repeal will impact managed care
How the SGR repeal will impact managed careExperts weigh in on what to expect as provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act roll out.
How Congress finally killed SGRLegislators and physician organizations took last year’s failed attempt at reform and pushed it through in a different political climate
After SGR: Physician pay facing a value-driven futureThe annual battle over the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula has come to an end. But the program that replaces it will be Medicare’s leap into the world of value-based payment and risk sharing, and the resulting changes will have a massive impact on how physicians are reimbursed.
So long, SGR: Congress (finally) repeals formulaFinally, I can stop writing about the Medicare SGR formula and efforts to reform it, and you can stop worrying about whether you’re going to get whacked with untenable payment cuts about this time every year.