2018 QPP / MACRA Final Rule: More Changes for Dermatologists

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the 2018 Quality Payment Program / MACRA Final Rule. This iteration is supposed to reduce burdens and provide flexibility. Yet, the documentation outlining the final rule is thousands of pages long. According to an American…

MACRA, MIPS, and APMs: How Dermatologists can get Compliant and Optimize Reimbursement

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) went into effect January 1, 2017. The final MACRA ruling offers two tracks for compliance: 1) Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS); and 2) Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). However, only MIPS may be used in 2017. For…