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“Finally Friday!” MACRA Exemptions & Delays

Friday, July 14 2017 MACRA Exemptions & Delays CMS Continues to Pursue Clarity. Or Something. Get the Details Finally Friday! Broadcasts are Sponsored by The Health Law Partners, ZirMed, The Fifth National Physician Advisor and Utilization Review Boot Camp, and MAS … Continue reading

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MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs: Time to Prepare

This article will review selected aspects of the proposed rule so clinicians can begin preparing for MIPS and Advanced APMs, which go into effect on January 1, 2017. The need to start preparing now is vital. Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Population Health Reimbursement Primer: Part 2

FRIDAY March 31, 2017: A Fundamental Change in Reimbursement: Part 2 or How ALL Payors Are Now Forcing the Change to Pay-For-Performance Get the Details Finally Friday! Broadcasts are Sponsored by The Health Law Partners, ZirMed, and The American College … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday” Population Health Reimbursement Primer

FRIDAY March 24, 2017: Primer: A Fundamental Change in Reimbursement or ACA, ACHA, YMCA, LBJ, Y.A. Tiddle: Call It What You Will, Not Even Congress Can Stop This Transformation Get the Details Finally Friday! Broadcasts are Sponsored by The Health … Continue reading

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Slavitt to hang around in Washington

Andrew Slavitt intends to hang around Washington to try to resolve all the wars over the ACA, MACRA, etc. Continue reading

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MACRA: What Every IR Resident and Fellow Should Know

MACRA will impact the way every physician is paid. Trainees who understand MACRA and related changes will be valuable assets to their programs and future employers. Continue reading

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Slavitt Offers Value-Based Care Steps Post MACRA Implementation

As CMS gets ready for MACRA implementation in the new year, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt urged healthcare and political leaders to carry on value-based care progress made under the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading

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Slavitt optimistic about value-based care moving forward

With a government makeover in progress, many health reform initiatives enacted in the last several years now seem to be in danger. Shortly after Rep. Tom Price was selected as the top nomination for the next HHS Secretary, Forbes reported that the pick co Continue reading

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The Role of HIM in MACRA

Success under MACRA relies heavily on the capture and maintenance of trustworthy clinical and financial patient data sets. HIM professionals will undoubtedly face increased pressure to maintain coding accuracy standards that support new quality and reimbu Continue reading

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More Medicare APM Options for Docs

CMS expects to re-open applications for new practices and payers in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model and new participants in the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model for the 2018 performance year. Continue reading

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