Medicare Physician Payment Reform
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Medicare Physician Payment Reform Issues and Options by John F. Etheredge, Lynn M. Holahan

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English


  • Health systems & services,
  • Industries - General,
  • Medical Economics,
  • Health Insurance,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Medicare,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Fees,
  • Fee Schedules,
  • Health Insurance for Aged and,
  • Reimbursement Mechanisms

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8112764M
ISBN 100877663955
ISBN 109780877663959

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The CY Medicare Medicare Physician Payment Schedule Final Rule updates payment policies and rates as well as other provisions for services offered on or after Jan. 1, under the Medicare Physician Payment Schedule. This rule finalizes new policies and adds procedures to the telehealth also identifies potentially misvalued codes in addition to . Value-based programs reward health care providers with incentive payments for the quality of care they give to people with Medicare. These programs are part of our larger quality strategy to reform how health care is delivered and paid for. Value-based programs also support our three-part aim: Better care for individuals. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of (MACRA) is a bipartisan legislation signed into law on Ap MACRA created the Quality Payment Program that: Repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (PDF) formula. Changes the way that Medicare rewards clinicians for value over volume. Streamlines multiple quality programs under the. If you share our content on Facebook, Twitter, or other social media accounts, we may track what content you share. This helps us improve our social media outreach. Selecting OFF will block this tracking. On Off: Web Analytics: We use a variety of tools to count, track, and analyze visits to This helps us understand.

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