CMS has released the final rule of its physician Quality Payment Program under MACRA. The final rule carries considerable implications for how physicians are expected to participate in the program and substantial updates to the program's two paths: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System or the Advance Alternative Payment Models.
Several notable updates to the MIPS track include:
View this on-demand webinar to learn more about updates to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, and how they affect your Medicare reimbursements.
Keith Tucker is an executive vice president of provider services at Intermedix, where he has served for 28 years. He has extensive experience with client relations, provider education, coding policy, compliance and audit defense as well as business development. He enjoys health care policy and serves on the Coding and Documentation Committee for the Emergency Department Practice Management Association and the Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee for the American College of Emergency Physicians. Keith began his health care career in 1976 as a paramedic and is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma.