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CMS Releases MACRA Proposed Rule

On April 27, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the much-anticipated proposed rule, marking the first step in the implementation of physician payment reform under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).   Read More ›

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC, has joined forces with ECG Management Consultants, Inc. to produce a multipart series exploring the impact of MACRA as it unfolds and highlighting ways for hospitals and other providers to stay ahead of the curve.  

In this second article we explore the two track physician reimbursement methodology under MACRA: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Alternative Payment Model (APM).

 The first article in the series is available here.

HLB 2016 Health Policy Outlook

Like any election year, 2016 brings a challenging environment for legislators seeking to avoid controversial votes, while still demonstrating to voters their commitment to important public policy issues. As President Obama begins his final year in office, the Administration will make a concerted effort to finalize the President’s legacy accomplishments by locking in existing policies when possible and exercising executive authority to implement additional initiatives as time will allow. What follows is a brief overview of key health care related issues and activities to expect over the course of the year. Read More ›

CMS Issues RFI Seeking Comments Regarding MACRA Payment Reforms

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a Request For Information (RFI), seeking input regarding implementation of payment systems under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Read More ›

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