MACRA and Value-Based Payment resources
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) repealed CMS' flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. MACRA will require that physicians choose one of two paths (Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Models) for Medicare payment beginning in 2019.
Read the bill.
MACRA 101, what you need to know from a legal perspective
December 15, noon to 1:00 p.m.
Presented by Jill Jensen of Cline Williams Law Firm
Listen to the recording
Nebraska Medicine Magazine - Value-Based Health Care Delivery
Quality payment program website
What's the quality payment program?
Flexibility and supports for small practices
Patient relationship codes and categories (updated December 2, 2016) - CMS page
Upcoming CMS webinars:
CMS webinar series on patient relationship categories for MACRA
The one-hour webinars will
include an overview from CMS representatives about the specific types of
categories that have been published. A question-and-answer session for
participants will follow.
The webinars will be held at
noon ET on the following days for these audiences:
Please click on the links
above to register. After you register,
you will receive a dial-in number and webinar link. If you do not receive an
email confirmation, please check your spam folder.
For the question-and-answer
segment of each presentation, you may either submit question using the chat
feature, or raise your hand and CMS will un-mute your line. For those dialed in
via phone, you must have your audio pin entered. If you’re listening through
your computer speakers and want to ask a question, you must have a working
If you have
questions, please contact the CMS Quality team at CMSQualityTeam@ketchum.com.
Understanding Medicare Payment Reform - AMA
Preparing your practice for value-based care
Inside Medicare's new payment program podcast series
Payment model evaluator
Alphabet soup: A MACRA Glossary and Acronym guide - Texas Medical Association