Mar 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

MedPAC to Congress: Replace MIPS With Voluntary Value Program

Congress should repeal MIPS and replace it with a new Voluntary Value Program (VVP), according to a report released recently by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the independent advisory agency tasked with making recommendations on Medicare policy.

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Topics: Payment Models, MIPS Healthcare, MedPAC

Jan 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

MedPAC and OIG Weigh in on MACRA

The month of December saw additional and important communications from two watchdog groups on the subject of the Medicare and CHIP Reinvestment Act (MACRA) of 2015.

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Topics: MedPAC, MACRA

Oct 26, 2017 11:00:00 AM

MedPAC on MIPS: What You Need to Know Now

MIPS is, and always was, a short-term strategy. The MACRA architects designed the Merit-based Incentive Payment System as a stepping stone to participation in Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs), which they envisioned as the better avenue to improve population health and bring down costs.

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Topics: MIPS and MACRA, MedPAC

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