Medicare Physician Payment By Steven Lash

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As the largest change in Medicare physician payment since the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) will impact over 800,000 clinicians and reallocate in excess of $1.2 billion in payments for bonuses and penalties in its first year. The 962 pageĀ proposed ruleĀ for its implementation generated thousands of pages […]

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Steven Lash Shared Views on MACRA Rules

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Providers are pushing back against the proposed codes to identify which clinicians provide services as promulgated in the draft MACRA rules. The codes are a key component of the payment reform, since they will be utilized to compare resource utilization and outcomes. Industry leaders say the proposed patient relationship codes, which were mandated by the […]

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