A final rule released on Oct. 14, 2016 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) details the final regulations for implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the historic Medicare reform law that repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and created the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The final rule creates 2 payment pathways for physicians—alternative payment models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
Quality Payment Program (QPP) Specifics
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Summaries of Proposed and Final Rules
Listen to industry experts and physician leaders discuss topics such as new payment models and quality reporting in this interview series from ReachMD™ and the AMA. Recent interviews include the following podcasts: