Medicare incentive/penalty programs

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.

2018 is a MACRA Transition Year with New Flexibilities

June 26, 2017

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

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.

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.

New Administration Will Bring Changes, AGA Wants Patients Protected

Jan. 19, 2017

ACA repeal without a replacement could result in millions of uninsured patients and millions of dollars in uncompensated care to providers.

ICD-10 Update Snag Means Some May Avoid PQRS Penalties

Jan. 11, 2017

CMS will analyze 2016 data to determine which practices and practitioners were negatively affected.

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.

Learn About MACRA Through On-Demand and Live Webinars

Dec. 14, 2016

The first two webinars are now available for members in the AGA Community library. Join discussion threads on both topics in the community as well.

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.

Five Tips to Prepare for MACRA

Nov. 29, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, there are several steps you can take to ensure your practice is ready for 2017.

CMS Releases HOPPS and ASC Final Rule for CY2017

Nov. 7, 2016

Payment rates increase for both programs.