Healthcare Business Weekly Update, July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 18
Sponsored by: The New Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for MACRA's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

Subsequent to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), which replaced the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula with a new physician payment approach, CMS is proposing two payment paths starting in January 2017: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which most physician practices are expected to adopt, and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). During The New Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for MACRA's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, a 45-minute webinar on July 14, 2016, Eric Levin, McKesson director of strategic services, will provide a brief MACRA overview and outline where practices need to focus for the remainder of 2016 to avoid reimbursement penalties in 2017 based on the proposed rule. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. CMS Payment Proposal Nod to Care Management, Behavioral Health, Prevention Needs

  2. Inside CMS Proposed Rule for Hospital OPPS, ASC: Pain Management, Site-Neutral Payments, EHR Flexibility, More

  3. Medication Management Apps High Priority for Future Caregivers

  4. 'MediCaring' Communities Proposal Shows Substantial Savings in Medicare Costs for Frail Older Adults

  5. 9 Protocols to Promote Patient Engagement in High-Risk, High-Cost Populations

  6. Health Coaching Success Metrics and 8 More Behavior Change Benchmarks

  7. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Stratifying High-Risk Patients

  8. Care Plans in 2016: High-Risk Health Markers, Care Transitions Trigger Planning Effort

  9. 6 Ways Predictive Analytics Will Move Healthcare Forward in 2016

  10. New Chart: Top Measures of Care Plan Adherence

  11. Interactive Text Messages Engage and Activate Medicaid Members: Study

  12. Physician Reimbursement in 2016: 4 Billable Medicare Events to Maximize Care Management Revenue and Results

  13. Infographic: The Millennial Physician Mindset

  14. 57 Population Health Management Metrics: Assessing Risk to Maximize Reimbursement

  15. Healthcare in 2016: Rethink the Patient Experience in Response to Consumerism

  16. Targeting High-Risk and Rising-Risk Patients: A Multi-Pronged Strategy

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