MACRA

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.

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.

AGA and House of Medicine Call on Congress to Provide MACRA Flexibility

Oct. 13, 2017

GIs need flexibility to successfully participate in the MIPS program.

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.

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.

AGA Comments on Quality Payment Proposed Rule

Aug. 23, 2017

Members helped ensure that CMS heard the voice of GI.
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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.

2018 is a MACRA Transition Year with New Flexibilities

June 26, 2017

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

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.

MIPS Group Reporting: Registration Period Ends June 30

June 20, 2017

Determine whether your group needs to register to use the CMS Web Interface.

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.