A Year In, MACRA Still Breeds Uncertainty
When Physicians Practice recently asked readers what they thought the impact of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) would be on their reimbursement in 2019, 62 percent of survey respondents said they weren’t sure and 28.8 percent said they expect it to be lower.
That level of uncertainty more than a year after the program — both part of the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP)—were first introduced could be seen as a troubling sign of the program’s overall complexity. Physicians Practice reached out to leaders from industry associations, group practices, regulatory experts, and consultants for their perspectives.
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