The AHA today released a MACRA 101 video series to help hospital leaders and trustees prepare for the new Medicare physician quality payment program, for which performance measurement starts in 2017 under the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act. Also available as short MACRA Minute videos, the series provides an overview of the program and offers strategies for working with physician leaders to educate staff about the coming changes. “The AHA and its Physician Leadership Forum are ready to support the needs of the health care field as we implement MACRA’s sweeping changes,” writes Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, in an AHA Stat blog post about the videos. “The MACRA 101 video series is just one of many resources available at for more information and tools in the coming weeks and months that will support the field through MACRA implementation.” On Nov. 3, join AHA’s MACRA experts for a webinar on the new physician payment system.