MACRA: CMS will give docs 4 options for 2017
Bowing under industry pressure, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Thursday it would ease the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2017.
MACRA changes how CMS pays practices that provide care to Medicare beneficiaries, placing emphasis on quality care and improved patient outcomes. Physicians can take part via the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), or an alternative payment model.
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