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MACRA “pick-a-pace” approach a step in right direction, docs say

After going silent for most of the summer, the MACRA world finally began making some noise in September. And for some physicians, it was music to their ears. Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt, via a blog post, announced the ambitious … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use: Extreme Makeover Edition

What MACRA means to CMS’s EHR incentive program Among its many objectives, the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) aims to simplify the process health care providers have had to endure when reporting data and other information to the … Continue reading

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MACRA: News Briefs

With less than five months to go before MACRA takes effect (barring a delay), here’s a roundup of recent news articles and content about the coming law .  .  . Why the MACRA start date debate misses the point HealthData … Continue reading

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MACRA? What’s that?

It wouldn’t be surprising to learn that most Americans haven’t heard of the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). It’s pretty much inside baseball-type stuff to anyone who doesn’t work in health care. However, it’s a bit surprising – … Continue reading

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MACRA: In the News

CMS opens door to possible delay in MACRA implementation Source: American Academy of Family Physicians In brief: Acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt told a U.S. Senate committee last month that CMS would consider a delay to the planned Jan. 1 … Continue reading

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12 MACRA Definitions You Need To Know

MACRA’s lexicon is vast, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the myriad of terms and acronyms associated with the new law. Here are a dozen definitions that will help acclimate MACRA newcomers. Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) … Continue reading

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