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 ...

Medicare Seeks Your Feedback on MIPS Colonoscopy Episode

Caroll D. Koscheski, MD, FACG ACG Legislative and Public Policy Council Member, and ACG Board of Trustee As ACG and the GI societies notified you earlier this month, CMS recently announced that it will begin a trial run or test period for a ...

CMS Releases MACRA Proposed Rule for 2018

On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2018 Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) proposed regulation. This regulation outlines the proposed requirements for the Merit-based Incentive ...

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 ...

CMS Releases Final MACRA Rule

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Highly Anticipated MACRA Final Rule Hits October 14, 2016 – Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the highly anticipated final rule outlining details ...

Update from the Hill: What ACG Members Need to Know

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs Last month, ACG updated membership on the outstanding issues that remained when members of Congress left for the August recess.  Well, Congress comes back into session next Tuesday…. ...