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MACRA requires knowledge of qualities of “good” data

Medicare is allowing physicians and group practices to set their own course toward compliance with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA. But regardless of the path chosen, accurate measurement is key. That’s because the most basic level of participation requires physicians to submit data on one quality measure and one improvement activity […]
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Code offers chance to test care management skills

So far doctors are underutilizing a reimbursement option designed to help bridge the gap between fee-for-service and value-based care. More than a year ago the government created the┬áchronic care management┬ácode (CCM). It provided a way to pay doctors for time spent coordinating care for Medicare beneficiaries – specifically those diagnosed with two or more chronic […]
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