Medicaid Reform White Paper

August 10, 2017

On August 8 2017, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released its detailed proposed program design for Medicaid Managed Care. The proposed program design (pdf) and supporting materials can be found here. 

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From the AMA: MACRA/QPP Pick your pace and new resources

August 4, 2017

The AMA continues to hear from physicians who feel unprepared to participate successfully in Medicare’s new Merit-based Incentive Payment System, despite the transitional flexibility provided for 2017.  In particular, it seems that physicians who never participated in Medicare reporting programs before need basic information on how to avoid a payment penalty in 2019 through minimal reporting in 2017.

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2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

July 17, 2017

An initial summary of the Medicare physician fee schedule proposed rule is below for your information. 

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The AMA Strongly Opposes the Senate’s Health-reform Proposal

June 27, 2017

A lot of big numbers have been tossed around in the days since Senate leaders unveiled a “discussion draft” of legislation—dubbed the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA)—that would dramatically reshape how our country’s health system is financed.

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From National Rural Health Association: Senate Releases Health Care Reform Bill

June 22, 2017

The Senate released their version of the House passed American Health Care Act entitled the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.

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December 2, 2016

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What's Next in a Post - ACA World

November 16, 2016

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Message from the WCMS Foundation Board Chair

October 26, 2016

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CMS announces additional opportunities for clinicians to join innovative care approaches under the Quality Payment Program

October 25, 2016

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HHS finalizes streamlined Medicare payment system that rewards clinicians for quality patient care

October 14, 2016

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Message from the President - Get Out the Vote

September 13, 2016

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What is MACRA? A Simplified Presentation

September 8, 2016

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AMA Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule

June 29, 2016

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FAQ: Medicare Lays Out Plans For Changing Doctors’ Pay

June 17, 2016

Federal officials have unveiled their roadmap to a revamped Medicare physician payment system designed to reward doctors and other clinicians for the quality of care delivered, rather than the quantity.

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MACRA Impact on Small Practices

May 16, 2016

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