The Missouri Department of Insurance is the first state to find serious anti-competitive effects of the proposed Aetna-Humana merger.
A judge’s ruling that cost reduction payments to insurers is unconstitutional because Congress never authorized the funding is the latest threat to the Affordable Care Act.
After two weeks of exploring the MACRA rule, we wrap up with a few thoughts of our own as to what this means for independent practices.
Reactions to the proposed MACRA rules vary, but generally object to the very short time frame for implementing the changes.
The Advanced Alternative Payment Model of MACRA offers an alternative to MIPS for those who take sufficient financial risk in providing care.
How the MIPS score will be applied to physician reimbursement is highly complex – in short, payments can go up or down 4% in year one and eventually up or down 9%.
Tim Coan, ALN’s CEO, writes an insightful and witty blog three times a week about a variety of topics relevant to independent physician practices.