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MSSP Proposed Rule may mean major changes for Medicare ACOs

MSSP Proposed Rule may mean major changes for Medicare ACOs

CMS recently released a Proposed Rule suggesting significant changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, aimed at accelerating the path for providers participating in a Medicare ACO to take on risk for the cost and care of their patient populations. The following is a summary of key changes proposed to the MSSP.

Medicare Data Sharing under the CMS Qualified Entity Program

Medicare Data Sharing under the CMS Qualified Entity Program

The Qualified Entity Program allows CMS-certified Qualified Entities to obtain and use Medicare claims data to conduct non-public analyses and provide or sell combined data/analyses, consistent with certain program requirements.

MACRA for Physicians, Part Three

MACRA for Physicians, Part Three

In Part Three of the MACRA series, you’ll learn about Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the requirements for participating in this track, along with how doing so will affect your Medicare payments for 2017 and beyond.