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Healthcare stakeholders share mixed feelings on MACRA rule’s MU implications

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 3 7 0 | about 3 years ago

Stakeholders throughout the healthcare industry shared mixed feelings on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services attempt to overhaul the Meaningful Use program for doctors via proposed rules implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, unveiled Wednesday.

For instance, Robert Tennant, director of health information technology policy for the Medical Group Management Association, told FierceHealthIT in an email that while MGMA appreciates the increased flexibility and reduced thresholds for many of the measures touted by CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, it still has concerns about some of the requirements.

“We have questions regarding the Base Score approach and the decision by the agency to mandate full-year reporting,” said Tennant, who added that MGMA continues to review the proposed rule.

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