A new study finds that 25% of all healthcare payments are made through an advanced alternative payment model and breaks down the sources of those payments.
Data show that almost 7 million people buy individual insurance outside the government.
The administration makes it official that average premiums for 2017 ACA exchange plans will skyrocket.
Besides the 5% financial incentive for providers who opt for the APM track of MACRA, CMS is continuing to explore viable options that will encourage physician practices to pursue an APM.
Looking down the road, by the beginning of 2018 MACRA will require practices to use an EMR certified against the 2015 (Stage 3) standards.
Most physician groups are likely to opt for a 90-day reporting period under MIPS for their first year under MACRA.
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