PFS/MACRA/QPP

Sep 18, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a list of Medicaid payment arrangements that will qualify as advanced Alternative Payment Models for performance year 2019 under the Quality Payment Program’s all-payer combination option. CMS plans to update the list and release similar…
Sep 7, 2018
Download the comment letter (PDF) RE: CMS-1693-P, Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Quality Payment Program; and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program On…
Aug 24, 2018
Held Aug. 23, 2018 This webinar provides highlights and sought feedback on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed rule to update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year 2019. The rule also includes several proposals to implement the quality payment program created by…
Aug 6, 2018
On July 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year 2019. The rule also included several proposals to the quality payment program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. AHA’s Regulatory Advisory offers a detailed summary of the proposed rule.
Jul 26, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today held a hearing on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, part of the Quality Payment Program for clinicians mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. Testifying at the hearing were representatives from the…
Jul 26, 2018
Statement of the American Hospital Association before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives providing input on the implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, which is part of the Quality Payment Program mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Jul 13, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 12 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year 2019. The rule also included several proposals to implement year three of the quality payment program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP…
Jun 1, 2018
Ninety-one percent of all clinicians eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System participated in the first year of the Quality Payment Program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported yesterday. In addition, the submission rates for Accountable Care Organizations and…
May 30, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently opened the advanced alternative payment model module for Medicare Advantage plans. The module will allow Medicare plans to request that their payment arrangements receive “an other payer advanced APM determination” as part of the Quality…
Apr 18, 2018
Clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System may apply through April 30 to participate in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services study on the burdens associated with reporting MIPS quality measures in 2018, the agency said today. CMS expects the study to begin this…