Tag Archive for ‘alternative payment models’
Congressional attempts to control Medicare physician spending through anti-inflationary policies are highlighted as are the future of Medicare payment updates under MACRA.
Describes the College’s efforts to work with Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop meaningful measures of surgical quality in the Quality Payment Program.
Describes the challenges small and rural practices transitioning to Quality Payment Program may face and outlines reporting requirements to help these practices succeed in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
Summarizes the purpose of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the ACS-Brandeis Advanced (A-APM) proposal.
This article describes bundling and Accountable Care Organizations as they relate to the Advanced Alternative Payment Model plan and provides lessons learned by one institution that developed bundled care packages to improve quality of care and control costs.
Dr. Hoyt’s column provides an overview of the new Quality Payment Program and summarizes the ACS resources and services available to Fellows who are preparing for the transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
This article highlights the early stages of implementation of the Quality Payment Program under the MACRA and how it will likely affect surgical practice.
This column describes the reimbursement systems that will replace the sustainable growth rate formula and offers recommendations on how surgeons can prepare for the transition.
The efforts leading up to the repeal of the sustainable growth rate payment formula are described in this article as are the payment mechanisms available under the Medicare Access and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act, including a new Merit-based Incentive Payment System.