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MACRA episode-based cost measures field testing project

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its contractor, Acumen, LLC, are conducting a field test for eight episode-based cost measures before...

New MACRA decision guide available through AHA

The American Hospital Association (AHA) shared with members its newest MACRA resource, the MACRA Decision Guide, to help hospitals and clinicians determine which quality...

Explanation of special status calculation for Quality Payment Program (QPP)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced new information on qpp.cms.gov that indicates whether clinicians have “special status” which would allow...

Comments sought related to MACRA proposed rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is seeking comment related to the recently released Proposed Rule for CY 2018 Updates to the Quality...

Unlocking the Door to the MACRA Quality Payment Program

Unlocking the Door to the MACRA Quality Payment Program August 15 10:00 am-11:00 am Overview Policymakers and health care experts are promoting new...

CMS awards $100M to help small practices implement Quality Payment Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 11 organizations about $20 million for the first year of a five-year program to...

CMS conducting Clinical Practice Improvement Activities study

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is urging MIPS-eligible clinicians and groups to sign up for a new study to receive Clinical...

AHA offering MACRA webinar

The American Hospital Association is holding a MACRA Webinar titled "The New Medicare Physician Payment System: What hospitals and their clinician partners need to...

AHA launches MACRA 101 video series

The American Hospital Association (AHA) on Thursday launched the first two installments of its MACRA 101 video series to educate hospitals, clinicians and trustees...

Webinar offered on final MACRA rule

SDAHO is offering an educational webinar on the final MACRA rule. "The MACRA Final Rule: Evaluating the Impact and Opportunities for Critical Access Hospitals," planned...