Experience. Integrity. Advocacy.
Experience. Integrity. Advocacy.

November 2016

CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2017

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the final rule of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), this was the first year in a while that industry insiders weren’t scouring for guidelines related to the Physician Quality Reporting System or the Value-Based Payment Modifier. With those programs being replaced through the MACRA Quality Payment Program, the MPFS dealt primarily with payment policies. READ MORE

MACRA Quality Payment Program for Emergency Physicians

Final details of the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) for the 2017 reporting year were recently released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). While much of the proposed rule was included in the final draft, CMS made a few provisions especially for small practices, hospital-based clinicians, and eligible providers who aren’t quite ready to dive in for 2017. READ MORE

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