Now that the first performance period for MACRA — the U.S. Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 — is underway, it is vital that healthcare providers identify and implement strategies to ensure value-based reimbursement (VBR) success. MACRA, which expands and reforms quality-based Medicare clinician payments, has the potential based on program incentives to either increase or...Read More
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) final rule has been released, changing the playing field by repealing the long-delayed Medicare Part B Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reimbursement formula and replacing it with a new Quality Payment Program (QPP).Read More
In today’s healthcare landscape, data grows continuously and at ever-increasing speeds, creating new challenges for a challenged industry.
There are clear and present drivers, not the least of which is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) adding 10 million plus patients to the healthcare ecosystem. Imagine the data implications of those additional patients: new patient records, additional personal...Read More