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MedPAC recommends that Congress eliminate MIPS

On Jan. 11 the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), an independent congressional agency charged with advising Congress on issues affecting Medicare, voted 14-2 to recommend that Congress eliminate the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS was established through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization [...]

2018-01-19T20:55:11+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Clinical Resources, Featured|

MedPAC proposes to repeal and replace MIPS

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), a nonpartisan legislative branch agency that provides analysis and policy advice about Medicare to Congress, recently released a proposal to repeal and replace the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Members of MedPAC have argued that MIPS leads to [...]

2017-12-16T00:12:07+00:00 December 16th, 2017|Clinical Resources|

2018 Final Physician Fee Schedule

On November 15, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule, its annual rule finalizing payment policy and rates effective January 1, 2018. Download these supplemental resources for more information about the final rule: [...]

2018-01-08T16:36:55+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Clinical Resources, Featured|