Deb Godes to discuss appropriate use criteria on Wharton's the Business of Health Care.
Adaeze weighs in on Senate efforts to stabilize insurance exchanges.
Former Associate Director for Health Programs in the US Office of Management and Budget, Adaeze Enekwechi, is Latest High-Profile Hire as Office Continues to Grow WASHINGTON, DC (May 1, 2017) — McDermott+Consulting is pleased to announce the arrival of Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP as Vice President...
Beginning in 2019, eligible clinicians (including most physicians) will be paid for Medicare Part B services under the new Quality Payment Program (QPP), and they will elect to either be subject to payment adjustments based upon performance under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or to participate in the Advanced Alternative Payment Model track (APM).
Seeking to replace the coverage framework under the ACA, competing Senate proposals released this week pursue vastly different strategies for addressing health care coverage; one seeks to shift responsibility to the states while the other proposes a more substantial federal role by establishing a Medicare-like benefit for all U.S. residents. read more >
Congress will have a long to-do list as members return from their August recess. While outright repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act seems unlikely, there are still high-priority health care items that Congress must attend to. read more >
The PFS is an annual update of the Medicare payment policies and rates for services provided by physicians and a variety of nonphysician practitioners. A high level overview presentation can be found here. read more >
On June 20, 2017, CMS posted the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule. Established through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the QPP includes two tracks for Medicare physician payment under Part B: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Read more about key takeaways from the rule. read more >
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 pm ET Click here to register Now that the CY2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule has been released, join McDermott+Consulting as we break down major proposals related to the implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models; and forecast what this means for 2018. read more >