In Billing
Oct 14th, 2016
Want to sound smart? Learn the new MACRA acronyms. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) brand new MACRA final rule acknowledges the dizzying number of acronyms included. Some have been developed just for the new system, while some old ones have been altered to meet the needs of the system. Here is list ...
In Billing
Sep 8th, 2016
April 2016 marked another landmark in our ever changing healthcare environment. To advance the nation’s shift to a value-based payment methodology, CMS announced the launch of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative. The objective of this new program is to allow physicians to spend more time with patients and better coordinate care outside of the ...
In MACRA
May 3rd, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing the way Medicare will pay clinicians in the near future. With the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and the replacement of the sustainable growth rate (SGR), clinicians will be paid by participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System ...