HHS finalizes streamlined Medicare payment system that rewards clinicians for quality patient care

Source: HHS.gov, http://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2016/10/14/hhs-finalizes-streamlined-medicare-payment-system-rewards-clinicians-quality-patient-care.html MACRA rule will accelerate health care system’s shift toward value Today, the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) finalized a landmark new payment system for Medicare clinicians that will continue the Administration’s progress in reforming how the health…

CMS will give providers flexibility on MACRA requirements

Source: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20160908/NEWS/160909900 By Virgil Dickson  | September 8, 2016 (Story updated at 5:11 p.m. ET) The CMS on Thursday announced it will allow providers to choose the level and pace at which they comply with the new payment reform model aimed…