Measuring Up To the New MACRA Quality Standards

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By
David Zavala, Protiviti Senior Manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry

On November 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2018 requirements for year two of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) as established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). The final rule reinforces CMS’ ongoing goals of shifting the industry toward value-based care, with objectives that are intended to improve the quality of healthcare by forcing physicians to critically assess care strategies and focus more on outcomes.

This article points out several things that various healthcare industry professionals should be doing right now to ensure that their organization has a good governance structure in place.

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