MACRA 101: Learn the Basics

Just getting started with MACRA? Start with these resources.


Find answers to frequently asked questions related to MACRA.


Pathway to MACRA

This infographic highlights the path options you will choose related to MACRA, and can help you decide which pathway works best for your practice.

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New: 2019 MIPS Playbook

Get the AAFP's newest guide to navigating the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)..

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MACRA Timeline

Get an easy-to-read overview of how MACRA will roll out.

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MACRAnym List

Confused about all MACRA acronyms? Download this acronym table of the programs, organizations, and terms related to MACRA.

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A Guide for Employed Physicians

Are you an employed physician wondering how MACRA will affect you? Download this members-only guide to learn all you need to know about MIPS participation if you work in an employed setting.

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Technical Assistance Programs to Transition to QPP

CMS offers several technical assistance programs to help physicians successfully participate in one of the two payment tracks under the Quality Payment Program (QPP): MIPS and AAPMS.

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QPP-SURS is one of the TA programs funded by CMS. This free-of-charge service only serves small practices of 15 or fewer ECs, and focuses on those located in medically underserved areas, health professional shortage areas, and rural locations.

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Making Sense of MACRA Series

MACRA in the News

Keep up with all things MACRA on AAFP News.

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MACRA in the News

Keep up with all things MACRA on AAFP News.

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