TMA's MACRA resource center prepares physicians for the new Medicare payment paradigm. Even though the new payment system does not take effect until 2019, payment will be based on how doctors perform as of 2017.
First-ever standardized quality measures set the stage for public-private alignment.
Informed consent is a hallmark of good old-fashioned patient care. But some Texas physicians and hospitals are finding ways to use the process as an opportunity to improve patient safety and patient-centered care.
Medicare's latest missteps further frustrate physicians over increasingly complex federal quality reporting programs.
Problems with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services feedback and informal review processes in the Physician Quality Reporting System continue to plague physicians.
Physicians looking for help navigating the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements for Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Meaningful Use and Value-Based Payment Modifier programs can benefit from TMF’s Quality Innovation Network.
PQRS and Value-Based Payment Modifier
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