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More Details on Medicare’s MACRA Proposal: The New Physician Payment Program for Medicare

May 12, 2016

Dear TOA Member:

TOA’s April 28, 2016 eConnect contained preliminary details regarding Medicare’s MACRA proposed rule, which replaces the Medicare SGR physician payment program.

We will continue to provide more information as analysis becomes available.

Click here to view the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives’ initial summary of the proposal. It includes a link to the 962-page proposal (“Public Inspection Document”), which we will reference below for some potential reporting measures that are found in the chart. (Thanks to AAOE for providing this information to TOA.)

Click here for a broad overview produced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that was presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference last week in Washington, DC. It includes two PowerPoint slide decks.

TOA consultant Jason McCormick produced the following overview of the MACRA rule proposal:
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