White Papers April 16, 2015

MACRA - A New Medicare Reimbursement Method for Physicians

In the spring of 2015, a major adjustment to Medicare's reimbursement rules was passed into law. Since then, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, a.k.a. MACRA, has been in the process of a stage-by-stage rollout, with some of its preliminary options already in play.

"Under the new model, Medicare payments will increase by 0.5% a year from July 2015 to December 2018," write the authors of our new MACRA white paper. "In January 2019, a new replacement Medicare formula will reimburse physicians under one of two methods (though 2017 is the first year for which many physicians will be bonused or penalized under these methods).

Get the complete details on these two new options for Medicare reimbursement, as well as all the other ins and outs of this sometimes-complex new model, straight from the thought leaders of Staff Care. Bringing decades of industry insight to the table, our white paper authors offer unique insight into the Medicare payment models, a detailed rundown of the new MACRA scoring system, and an analysis of what it all means for physicians, practices, hospitals, and health centers.

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