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CMS unveils MACRA proposal; ‘Advancing Care Information’ to replace MU for Medicare EPs

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 8 87 0 | about 2 years ago

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new proposed rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, as it pertains to the use of electronic health records, varies considerably from physicians’ requirements in the Medicare Meaningful Use program, allowing for streamlined reporting, reduced burdens and more flexibility.

The rule, issued April 27, and slated to be published in the Federal Register May 9, creates a “Quality Payment Program” to replace the old reporting programs, including the Medicare Meaningful Use Program. The new program includes both the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and advanced alternative payment models, explained CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt on a conference call.

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