07:18 am November 11, 2016
Survey responses range from massive disruption to more competitive markets. Hospital leaders are hoping that prices go down but alternative payment models MACRA, MIPS and the Medicare Shared Savings Program remain.
11:05 am November 02, 2016
The final rule also drops clinical decision support and computerized order entry objectives and measures.
10:42 am October 14, 2016
Final rule enables ONC to better support physicians and hospitals amid the rapid pace of innovation in the health information technology market.
09:53 am October 14, 2016
New rule brings flexibility, institutes two payment tracks, and makes 2017 a transition year.
10:18 am October 06, 2016
The web-based tools, with advice on how the new law will affect reimbursement, do not require AMA membership.
10:09 am October 03, 2016
With trouble finding and hiring staff experienced in ICD-10, MACRA, risk contracting and value-based care, many providers and medical groups are outsourcing those from Cerner and competitors including Allscripts, Kareo, NextGen and others, Black Book said.
07:11 am September 20, 2016
The Center for Medical Interoperability introduced a new maturity model and HIMSS publicly commented that focusing on technical interoperability is not enough in the industry-wide move toward value-based care and alternative payment models.
06:50 pm September 08, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator outlines four new options that physician groups will have to comply with the law, avoid negative payment adjustments and, in certain cases, even qualify for a modest incentive payment.
12:05 pm September 01, 2016
Kristen Held, MD, cautioned that physicians cannot ethically comply with the rule as it stands today and predicted that many will opt out of Medicare because of it.
10:45 am August 25, 2016
In their professional journals, at conferences, on social media and healthcare blogs, and in comments to federal regulators, the nation's doctors are expressing growing anger and frustration about the changes MACRA will bring.