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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

REUTERS/Jason Reed; Andrew Slavitt is sworn-in to testify on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Washington, October 24, 2013.

Opinion

Comments on CMS's proposed rule for implementation of MACRA provisions

June 28, 2016, Paul Ginsburg and Kavita Patel

The Center for Health Policy comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models, proposed rule. They believe the currently proposed rule moves Medicare physician payment in the right direction, but offer three suggestions to further improve MACRA implementation by better supporting providers’ pipeline to APMs. 

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