MACRA

Is a Management Service Organization the Right Fit for My Practice?

Aug. 14, 2017

Partners in Value 2017 speaker Barry Tanner provides details on his talk "Private Equity Firms Building Large MSOs."

Tell CMS How to Improve MIPS Year Two

Aug. 9, 2017

Medicare-proposed updates to the Quality Payment Program significantly raise the bar for 2018; ensure CMS knows how they will affect you.

Use the AGA Clinical Guidelines App to Participate in MACRA

Aug. 3, 2017

Participating in 2017 will help avoid a reimbursement penalty in 2019.

AGA and DHPA Helping GI Practices Navigate the New Frontier of Health Care

July 5, 2017

Help your practice thrive with insight gained at Partners in Value 2017, which takes place Oct. 6 in Washington, DC.

2017 AGA Measures Proposed to Continue in 2018 MIPS

June 26, 2017

Two AGA measures in other specialty measure sets have also been proposed for inclusion by CMS.

2018 is a MACRA Transition Year with New Flexibilities

June 26, 2017

CMS proposed rule provides recommended updates and changes for MACRA in 2018.

MIPS Group Reporting: Registration Period Ends June 30

June 20, 2017

Determine whether your group needs to register to use the CMS Web Interface.
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MACRA Law Brings Dramatic Changes to Physician Payment

May 16, 2017

With MACRA, Medicare payment systems are undergoing perhaps the greatest change since Medicare was enacted in 1965. Summary of recent MACRA talk available on the DDW Blog.

New CMS Tool Helps You Determine MIPS Status

May 11, 2017

Does the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) apply to you?

AGA Participates in CMS Efforts to Develop GI Cost Measures for MIPS

May 2, 2017

Dr. Steven Carpenter selected to sit on CMS subcommittee tasked with prioritizing GI episodes.

Clinicians: Prepare to Hear from CMS about MACRA Participation

April 27, 2017

CMS to start sending letters alerting you to your qualification status.

AGA Tools Help GIs Participate in MACRA

April 18, 2017

AGA offers opportunities (both in-person and on-demand) for GIs to learn about and discuss participation in MACRA.

PTAC Payment Model Recommendations Include a GI Option

April 12, 2017

An advanced Alternative Payment Model for IBD will be tested as a potential physician-focused payment model.

AGA’s MACRA Webinar Series

March 23, 2017

Free to AGA members, these on-demand webinars provide tips to help you prepare.

MACRA is Here: Learn How to Help Your Practice Thrive

March 2, 2017

AGA is conducting new webinars tailored to your practice size to help you participate in MACRA.

President Trump, Republican Congress Set Ambitious Health-Care Agenda

Feb. 9, 2017

Republicans aim to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but GIs will still need to participate in MACRA.

AGA Attends CMS Listening Session

Feb. 2, 2017

The meeting provided a venue for AGA to advocate for GI.

AGA Supports Physician-Focused Payment Models

Feb. 1, 2017

AGA is committed to preparing GIs for success in new reimbursement environments.

Register for AGA's February Practice Skills Workshops

Feb. 1, 2017

There are three free workshops taking place throughout the country this month.

There’s Still Time — Report 2016 PQRS Data

Jan. 25, 2017

Submitting data by Feb. 28 can help you receive a bonus payment in 2018.

MACRA is Not Going Away: Will You Be Ready?

Jan. 25, 2017

Use the 2017 transition year to learn how to be successful under MACRA.

Happy Holidays: Here’s How AGA is Working for You

Dec. 21, 2016

Amidst all of the changes that 2016 has brought, AGA remains a strong advocate for the entire GI community, including clinicians, researchers and educators.

AGA Asks for Continued Flexibility in MACRA Final Rule

Dec. 19, 2016

CMS should extend the payment program transition period and include meaningful GI measures to improve patient outcomes.

Use AGA's DHRP™ to Meet 2016 Reporting Requirements

Dec. 14, 2016

Data needs to be submitted by mid-February to meet 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System requirements.