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CAPG recently submitted comments to CMS encouraging the agency to move forward with two alternative payment models to proliferate high quality, low cost care. The comments were submitted in response to a request for information seeking feedback on the future of the CMS Innovation Center.
CMS has announced the results of the first Qualifying APM Participant (QP) determinations based on eligible clinician participation in the 2017 Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently posted new resources to the Quality Payment Program website to help healthcare professionals participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs).
By Marilyn Agbeko – To Repeal or not to repeal; that is NOT the question. Not when it comes value based care and the basic tenets of tying reimbursement to quality. At least, not that we’ve seen yet, and I daresay, not that we will see any time soon.
By Tom Lee – Since the January 1st start of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), provider organizations are deciding where focusing their efforts can yield the greatest benefits and minimize the most risks under MIPS and/or alternative payment models (APMs).
By David Harlow – MACRA, the current framework for Medicare physician payments, specifically quality incentive payments, took effect January 1, 2017. The 2015 law replaced the flawed SGR (sustainable growth rate) reimbursement formula in a rare show of congressional bipartisanship,
In partnership with states and providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plays a leading role in safeguarding the health of America’s future by providing coverage for more than one in three American children
By Dr. Kevin Keck – Providers breathed a sigh of relief when the final Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) regulations were released in October.
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