Medicare

Demystifying MIPS/MACRA Webinar held 10-31-2016

October 28, 2016

TOA members are encouraged to turn to TOA’s e-mail newsletters for more information regarding MACRA.  TOA will also cover MACRA at TOA’s May 6, 2017 annual conference in Dallas. Click here to view TOA’s October 31, 2016 webinar on MACRA implementation. Click here to claim CME for participating in the webinar. Cheat sheet for TOA…

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Medicare’s MACRA Expectations for 2017

September 14, 2016

Andy Slavitt, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) acting administrator, announced CMS’s expectations for MACRA quality reporting in 2017 on September 8th. The announcement provided four models for physicians to take in 2017 in order to not be penalized by Medicare in 2019: Participate in an APM. Virtually no orthopaedic surgeon will be…

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Medicare’s MACRA Announcement on Monday, July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016

Medicare’s Announcement on Monday, July 25, 2016: New Hip/Femur Fracture Bundles New Voluntary BPCI-like Bundles Coming in 2018 Guidance on Which Bundles Count as APMs Under MACRA Hints at Outpatient and Physician-led Episodes of Care in the Future The health care media focused its attention on the proposal by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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