CMS releases MACRA rule proposal
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a proposed rule tackling the initial implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
According to an HHS announcement accompanying the rule, the primary aim is to simplify and streamline the existing patchwork of value-based payment models that have increasingly replaced the traditional fee-for-service system via a new framework dubbed the Quality Payment Program. This structure provides doctors with two paths for compliance:
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