Proposed rule for Year 2 of MACRA: What you need to know

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In June 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). As you are likely aware, the QPP, established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), is in its first year.

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Inside MACRA: The MIPS Track Explained

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MACRA, or the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has certainly brought its share of questions as it replaces the previous Medicare payment formula. Recently, Kelly Whittle of Whittle … Continue reading

Are you eligible for MACRA?

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Quality Payment Program Eligibility assistant In 2017, all eligible providers need to participate in MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) to avoid potentially significant penalties. How will this impact your practice? If you are a physician, physicians assistant, nurse practitioner, clinical … Continue reading

MACRA – 5 Big Questions Answered

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There has been much discussion surrounding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. Brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), it is designed to fix the previous Medicare payment formula in order to create a sustainable physician payment structure with long-term actionable savings. Recently, Kelly Whittle, of Whittle Advisors answered five MACRA questions that we’ve heard most frequently.

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MACRA and the move to value-based healthcare

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Today’s shift to value-based healthcare is designed to provide better patient outcomes, lower cost, and improved population health. Achieving these results requires a strong relationship between patient, payer, and provider, and requires quality reporting to reflect these efforts.

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The ABCs of MACRA: Understanding MIPS vs. APM

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As you prepare for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP), you have probably heard about the basics of the program, and know that your practice will participate if you bill Medicare more than $30,000 … Continue reading

5 Steps to Help You Prepare for MACRA 2017

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By now you’ve probably heard of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) legislation. It has been getting attention lately, especially after its long-anticipated (and nearly 2,400-page) final ruling came on October 14, 2016. Perhaps you’ve been pushing MACRA … Continue reading