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.
07:21 am August 01, 2016
The regulation as it stands today is confusing. Don’t panic. Crush it instead. Experts share tips on how to make that happen.
12:17 pm July 18, 2016
Nearly 8 in 10 physicians in a new survey said they prefer fee-for-service over risk-bearing, value-based care under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
01:23 pm July 13, 2016
"We understand new rules require adjustment and preparation," said Andy Slavitt, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services acting administrator.
11:21 am June 27, 2016
The physician practice association offered recommendations for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Models proposed by MACRA – including a reduction of reporting requirements across MIPS.
10:25 am June 21, 2016
$20 million will be given each year, for the next five years, to provide training and education for Medicare clinicians.
10:05 am June 06, 2016
The American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association call on ONC to rethink how it measures interoperability. Rather than simply gauging data exchange, they contend, ONC should focus on better care coordination.
01:32 pm May 10, 2016
Many physicians have waited with bated breath for the end of meaningful use, looking forward to a new era of less burdensome compliance requirements and more realistic reporting guidelines. This may not be what they had in mind.