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MACRA ON THE MOVE!

Posted in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-CMS, Electronic Health Records, Healthcare costs, MACRA - Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

CMS proposed rule details Medicare’s new physician “Quality Payment Program” Reporting under new measures slated to begin in 2017 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency responsible for Medicare payment to physicians, released a proposed rule on April 27, 2016, setting forth key provisions of its Quality Payment Program for physicians,… Continue Reading

CMS Releases Proposed CY 2016 Medicare Physician Payment Rule

Posted in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-CMS

A Topical Rundown On July 8, 2015, CMS released its calendar year (CY) 2016 proposed Medicare physician payment rule in prepublication form; the rule will be formally published in the July 15 Federal Register. Comments on the proposed rule are due on September 8, 2015. The prepublication version of the proposed rule can be found… Continue Reading

Bipartisan House Vote to Repeal SGR – 0.5% Physician Annual Increase

Posted in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-CMS, Healthcare costs, ICD-10

BIPARTISAN HOUSE VOTE TO REPEAL THE SGR – 0.5% PHYSICIAN INCREASE EACH YEAR THROUGH 2019 — EXTENSION OF THE 1.0 WORK GPCI FLOOR THROUGH 2017 – NO ICD-10 DELAY Senate to Vote When It Returns – CMS Issues Payment Advisory The House of Representatives took what the House of Medicine rightfully can call a historic… Continue Reading

BIPARTISAN HOUSE VOTE TO REPEAL THE SGR

Posted in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-CMS, Healthcare costs, ICD-10

.05% PHYSICIAN INCREASE EACH YEAR THROUGH 2019 EXTENSION OF THE 1.0 WORK GPCI FLOOR THROUGH 2017 NO ICD-10 DELAY Senate to Vote When It Returns – CMS Issues Payment Advisory The House of Representatives took what the House of Medicine rightfully can call a historic vote late in the evening of March 26 to really,… Continue Reading