January 10, 2017 | Net Health

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Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act: Focus on the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System CY2017: Part 1

Welcome to 2017! This new year brings our focus to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule with comment period to implement MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program (QPP). The MACRA repeals the Medicare Part B Sustainable Growth Rate reimbursement formula and replaces it with a new value-based reimbursement system—QPP.

Subscribers can read this article in Advances in Skin & Wound Care.

An excerpt from an article originally published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care, written by Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWCN, VP and Chief Clinical Officer for Wound Care at Net Health.

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