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The unexpected election of Donald J. Trump on November 8, 2016 has introduced a significant level of uncertainty in the health care industry.  Both President-Elect Trump and Republican congressional leaders have emphasized the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or some of its key provisions.  As a result, providers, payers, and patients now face the prospect of a dramatically altered health care landscape three years after the ACA's key provisions took effect. Read More ›

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.

Making Way For MACRA: Positioning Your Organization For Payment Reform

In April 2015, Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which represents the most sweeping set of changes to Medicare's physician payment methodology since the current system was put in place 25 years ago. Read More ›

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