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Need to get caught up on MACRA? Start here.

It’s finally here: CMS’s long-awaited proposed rule for new Medicare value-based physician payment programs under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Our experts have combed through the 900+ pages of the proposed rule and will continue to provide coverage of its details and implications. We’ll share more updates over the coming weeks, but if you’ve missed out early insights, start here first.

1. With MACRA, 2017 will be 'year of reckoning' for physician payment
Blog Post

CMS recently released its proposed rule for MACRA, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which will fundamentally change how Medicare pays physicians and other clinicians who participate in the program. Get five takeaways medical group leaders need to keep in mind as they craft their response.

2. MACRA: What You Need to Know Right Now About the Proposed Rule
On Demand

CMS recently released its proposed rule for MACRA, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. Find out some of the most important and surprising things your organization needs to know right away.

3. Meaningful Use gets a facelift under MACRA—but is it better? Here's our view.

Despite what you may have heard, meaningful use isn't going anywhere. Naomi Levinthal delves into how the program is—and isn't—changing under CMS’s proposal, and what that means for providers.

4. MACRA means big changes—but how should it change your value-based care strategy?

Eric Cragun talks to the Daily Briefing about the extent to which Medicare's new plan for paying doctors and other clinicians should change your value-based care strategy.

5. MACRA: Strategic Implications for Provider Organizations from the Proposed Rule
Webconference | May 26 at 3 p.m. ET

Join us on May 26 for a conversation with health policy and medical group experts on the MACRA proposed rule.


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