MACRA ready

Final MACRA Implementation Rule:
The AAFP Has Your Back

The final rule was released on October, 14th. The AAFP is currently reading and studying the rule with a family medicine lens.

The Executive Summary of the MACRA final rule boils down the 2171-page version into a 5-page highlight reel packed with the key takeaways.

The AAFP advocated on behalf of family medicine to shape the final rule. The table below illustrates advocacy successes and which areas will continue to be a focus in 2017.

The AAFP worked to influence the final rule with an eye to supporting and protecting family medicine. Read about that effort, plus the AAFP response to the final rule.

MACRA in a Minute

Want information on MACRA, but only have a minute? Start here with this 60-second overview.

Understanding Your Pathway to MACRA

The road through MACRA on the way to value-based payment can seem confusing. Our infographic highlights the path options you will choose, and when used with other AAFP resources, can help you decide which pathway works best for your practice.

MACRA Series Part 1

Making Sense of MACRA: The Big Picture

Payment reform is right around the corner. SGR is out. MACRA is in. It’s time to wrap your head around the shift to value-based payment.

MACRA Series Part 2

Start Today, Prepare for Tomorrow

Learn about three of the programs that make up MIPS and what you can do now to get ready for MACRA implementation in 2017.

MACRA Series Part 3

Using Data to Prepare
 

Use your QRUR to discover practice improvements that maximize payments, both now and when MACRA begins.

Macra 101

Meet MACRA­—the future of health care.

Find out what MACRA means for you and your practice.

MACRA news

The AAFP is shaping how MACRA will affect you from AAFP News.

Learn how »

Important Dates

MACRA’s rollout will be here sooner than you think. Here’s your chance to familiarize yourself with the payment reform timeline.
Learn the important dates »(1 page PDF)

MACRAnyms

Get familiar with all the acronyms used in the new world of MACRA. Let us help you wade through the alphabet soup with our acronym guide.
See the list of useful acronyms »

MIPS Readiness Assessment

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System will consolidate three existing quality reporting programs and add one new performance category; take steps to gauge how ready you are today for the 2019 implementation.

The AAFP Has Your Back

The AAFP is your one-stop resource for everything MACRA. As new MACRA details become available, count on the AAFP to keep you informed.

Dr. Wanda Filer

The AAFP Announces MACRA Ready

Dr. Wanda Filer, MD, unveiled MACRA Ready earlier this year. Watch an archive of the announcement.

Rows below this stripe are turned off in Code

Pick Your Pace

The road through MACRA on the way to value-based payment can seem confusing. Our infographic highlights the path options you will choose, and when used with other AAFP resources, can help you decide which pathway works best for your practice.

Dr. Wanda Filer

Dr. Meigs

Dr. Wanda Filer, MD, unveiled MACRA Ready earlier this year. Watch an archive of the announcement.

MACRA Series Part 1

Making Sense of MACRA: The Big Picture

Payment reform is right around the corner. SGR is out. MACRA is in. It’s time to wrap your head around the shift to value-based payment.

MACRA Series Part 2

Start Today, Prepare for Tomorrow

Learn about three of the programs that make up MIPS and what you can do now to get ready for MACRA implementation in 2017.

MACRA Series Part 3

Using Data to Prepare
 

Use your QRUR to discover practice improvements that maximize payments, both now and when MACRA begins.