Physicians & Future Payments: The Four Areas MACRA Will Be Measuring

By Tod Baker | Mar 8, 2016 7:20:00 AM

Sometimes federal officials say the darnedest things. They are known to make surprising announcements at public-sector conferences, and such was the case this January 11 when Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) stood the healthcare industry on its head. At the J.P. Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, he called the five-year-old, federal multi-billion-dollar meaningful use (MU) EHR incentive program “effectively over.” Read More >

MACRA Principles Explained: Unlocking eHealth Info to Interoperability

By Tod Baker | Feb 23, 2016 8:15:00 AM

Last April, Congress rocked the healthcare reimbursement world to its core with the passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Read More >

How MACRA Brings Greater Alignment to Physicians, Groups and Hospitals

By Tod Baker | Feb 15, 2016 7:20:00 AM

When the federal government began in earnest more than a decade ago to encourage a drastic uptake in electronic health records (EHRs), the sticking point in it all was interoperability, or the ability for healthcare systems to “talk” to one another and exchange data. Read More >
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