MACRA 101: Advancing Care Information

MACRA 101: Advancing Care Information

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), initiated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), consolidates parts of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value-Based Payment Modifier and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program into a single program for eligible professionals. These proposed changes do not apply to hospitals or critical access hospitals. MIPS consists of four components:

  • Quality reporting
  • Resource use
  • Clinical practice improvement
  • Meaningful use of certified EHR technology

 

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