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AAFP: Drop MIPS APM Pathway to Simplify MACRA Implementation

May 1, 2017 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently urged CMS to simplify MACRA implementation to support primary care provider participation in the Quality Payment Program. The industry group called for several Quality Payment Program eliminations to reduce the administrative burden on primary care providers, such as the jettison of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) alternative...


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CMS Delays Rollout of Cardiac, Ortho Bundled Payment Programs

by Jennifer Bresnick

CMS is pushing back the start date for a number of its bundled payment programs in an effort to provide additional time to review and prepare for the initiatives. In a notice posted in the Federal Register, CMS has issued three-month delays for...

Top 5 Facts About the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

by Jacqueline Belliveau

In October, CMS released the final MACRA implementation rule that will put the Quality Payment Program into action on Jan. 1, 2017. Under the new value-based reimbursement program, the federal agency anticipates 592,000 to 642,000 Medicare providers...

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