MACRA Rule Reaction: CMS Gets Serious in 2018

One industry expert points to the many instances in which CMS has upped the ante for MIPS participants in 2018

November 7, 2017 – When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the calendar-year 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) final rule, under the MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) law last week, industry stakeholders had varying takeaways, many of which were dependent on how the rule might affect their particular organization or membership/client base.

Tom Lee, Ph.D., CEO of the Chicago-based SA Ignite consulting and software services firm, makes a couple of key points when asked what CMS’ goals were in the 2018 QPP rulemaking. To read the full Healthcare Informatics article, please click here