Introduction to MACRA On-demand Module Series

MACRA On-demand Module Series

Medicare’s Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models

Watch this introductory on-demand series for the following:

  • An overview of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
  • An introduction to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
  • An introduction to Alternative Payment Models (APMs)
  • Information about including your current payment track

MACRA: Medicare’s Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models – An Introduction

Confused about the latest acronym? This introductory module provides a brief overview of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and introduces the two payment models established by the law, the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Listen to learn why MACRA was signed into law and what CMS hopes to accomplish through this value-based payment initiative.


MACRA: An Overview of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

Want to get paid for the work you’re doing to improve quality and reduce costs? The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System bases physician payment on achievements in Quality, Resource Use, Meaningful Use, and clinical practice improvement activities. Watch this module for more information about the pros and cons of this model, as well as clarification provided by the proposed rule.


MACRA: What are Alternative Payment Models (APMs)?

How does reimbursement differ between the Merit-based Incentive Program Systems (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs)? For those already participating in qualified payment model, you’ll want to watch this module to make sure you qualify for the increased reimbursement. Others will learn why APMs are considered the preferred payment model and which programs are considered Advanced Alternative Payment Models.