Category: Quality Payment Program

Million Hearts® Action Guide “Identifying and Treating Patients Who Use Tobacco”

The Million Hearts® Action Guide series provides clinicians with evidence-based approaches for improving cardiovascular health.  Each guide offers action steps and features proven tactics to help more Americans live heart-healthy, stroke-free lives. If improving your patients’ cardiovascular health is a priority in your practice, Million Hearts® Action Guide series can provide the resources and assistance …

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Registration Now Open: 2016 LAN Fall Summit

The 2016 LAN Fall Summit, hosted by the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN), will take place October 25 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Summit’s theme—Aligning for Action—supports the imminent implementation and adoption of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) nationwide. The agenda, which is currently under development, will …

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Making Sense of the Quality Payment Program

In April 2015, the U.S. Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed bipartisan  legislation known as the Medicare Access and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Designed to reform health care payment and administration, MACRA repeals the Medicare Part B Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reimbursement formula and replaces it with a new pay-for-performance program—the Merit-Based …

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