ASCRS•ASOA played a leading role in the medical community's efforts to repeal and replace the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and is now offering its members resources to assist in understanding the new law and the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
MACRA Implementation: Quality Payment Program
On April 27, 2016, CMS released a proposed rule on the Quality Payment Program, which includes MIPS and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). ASCRS has developed guides linked below to help members understand CMS' proposals. ASCRS will also be submitting comments on the proposed rule, which are due June 27, 2016. The final rule is expected to be released sometime in the fall of 2016. It is likely there will be significant changes in the final rule.
In addition, we have developed individual guides on each of the four components of MIPS:
We will continue to update this webpage with information as it becomes available. Additional information on the proposed rule and the MACRA statute is available below.
As always, ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations staff is available to assist you or answer questions at any time at 703-591-2220.