CMS Releases Final CY 2018 MIPS & APMs Requirements

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACG Chair, ACG Legislative and Public Policy Council On Thursday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2018 Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) final regulation. This ...

Final MACRA Rule a Hot Topic at ACG Meeting

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the highly anticipated final rule outlining details of Medicare reimbursement reform beginning next ...

Making $ense of MACRA

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs CMS….SGR… MACRA… MIPS… APMs… QCDRs… ACOs… Why does Washington D.C. love acronyms and complicated payment systems?  What the heck is going on here? ACG Hopes to Keep This ...