Medicare incentive/penalty programs

Help Medicare Make Coverage Policy

Nov. 15, 2017

Let us know if you're interested in serving as the AGA representative for a Medicare Advisory Committee.

Quality Payment Program Reporting for 2018 Raises the Bar

Nov. 8, 2017

But, there's still time to avoid a payment penalty for the 2017 reporting year.

CMS Releases 2018 Medicare Payment Rules

Nov. 3, 2017

Tri-Society Regulatory Summary for Members of AGA, ACG and ASGE

Important Opportunity to Advise CMS on Colonoscopy Episode

Oct. 26, 2017

It is critical that you share your feedback with CMS by Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Tips to Avoid a 2019 Payment Penalty

Oct. 19, 2017

Report on one measure for one patient for the 2017 Quality Payment Program Performance Year.

Colonoscopy Cost Measure to be Tested for MIPS

Oct. 4, 2017

Prepare now to share your thoughts on the value of the measure with CMS.

GI Societies Comment on the 2018 Payment Rules

Sept. 18, 2017

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Meet Your 2017 MIPS Reporting Requirements

Sept. 13, 2017

Use AGA Quality Measures and improvement activities and register by Oct. 2 to avoid a payment penalty in 2019.

Access 2016 PQRS Feedback and QRUR Reports

Sept. 6, 2017

Make sure you and your practice are ready when the reports release this fall.

AGA Comments on Quality Payment Proposed Rule

Aug. 23, 2017

Members helped ensure that CMS heard the voice of GI.

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.

CMS Releases Some Good News for ASCs

Aug. 7, 2017

Ambulatory surgery center accreditation surveys will not be made publicly available.

Use the AGA Clinical Guidelines App to Participate in MACRA

Aug. 3, 2017

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

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.

Tell CMS: Proposed Rules for Hospitals Will Affect GI Practice

June 1, 2017

Medicare has proposed rules that could hinder GIs' care of patients; ensure CMS knows how it will affect you.

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.

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.

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.

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.