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MACRA/MIPS: What's New for 2019?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 4/25/19 9:00 AM

Can you believe that it’s been three years? Three years since MACRA ended the Sustainable Growth Rate formula for clinician payment and established a quality payment incentive program. The goal: To create a new way to reward eligible clinicians based on performance and health outcomes, rather than volume.

You know, quality over quantity.

In MACRA, there are two ways to participate in the Quality Payment Program – Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). 

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Topics: MACRA, Medicare, MIPS, healthcare outcomes

What are MACRA and MIPS?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 8/27/18 4:54 PM

Since 2016, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) have been changing the healthcare reimbursement landscape. Now, providers have largely adjusted to the new rules, are meeting the reporting requirements, and have turned their attention to finding ways to improve their performance.

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Topics: MACRA, Medicare, MIPS

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