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MACRA: Understanding its Current and Future Impact – ICD10 Monitor

Predicting the future of MACRA is difficult as goals continue to change, nonetheless, MACRA appears to be here to stay. According to a recent study reported on in The Lancet, healthcare spending per capita is higher in the United States than in any other country in the world, and is unsustainable at the current rate. There is widespread agreement among healthcare stakeholders that care delivery and reimbursement must radically transform. Consequently, in 2015, a total […]


Is the Quality Payment Program the most disruptive feature of MACRA? – Imprivata

Near unanimous bipartisan support from Congress gave the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) its first wave of attention in 2015.


How would the Healthcare landscape unfold in 2017 – Infographic

With the new administration in place, every industry is abuzz with predictions about upcoming changes. Repeal and replace for Obamacare did concern many in the healthcare industry, especially since the enrollments in the program has reached record numbers.


How Physician Advocacy shaped Healthcare in 2016 – AMA Wire

The evolving healthcare system requires a strong physician voice to keep it headed in the right direction. Here are a few ways that voice impacted health policy this year.

MACRA Final Rule

10 things to know about the MACRA Final Rule – Becker’s Hospital Review

After a listening tour and nearly 4,000 public comments, CMS released the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, a landmark payment system for Medicare physician fees that replaces the sustainable growth rate formula.


3 Immediate Priorities for MACRA Success – HIT Consultant

Providers of Medicare Part B services must stand up and take note: The way they are paid for Medicare is about to change drastically. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 was passed to replace the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate.  When the final rule is released later this year, eligible clinicians may have only a few months to prepare for the effects of this sweeping legislation.

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