Updated MACRA Resources

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and consolidates the Physician Quality Reporting System, the Value Based Modifier, and EHR incentives into the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), as well as encouraging physicians to participate in Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

Below are current items to help in the transition

Web discussions:

 

Articles:

Catching up on Your MIPS Strategy (August 2017)

5-part series: Preparing for MACRA (The link goes to the final installment, which also includes links to the first four) 

 

Fact sheets:

NEW! HFMA Summary on Updates to Quality Payment Program

HFMA’s Summary of H.R.2 MACRA of 2015

 

New! Summary Sheet of CMS Episode-based Cost Measures