To meet the 2017 reporting deadline, physicians must report on at least one patient and one measure by Dec. 31 and submit to Medicare no later than Feb. 28 to avoid a payment penalty in 2019.
All physicians should be able to succeed under MACRA. You can still take part in the Quality Payment Program this year.
Change under Quality Payment Program doesn’t have to happen all at once. Look for chance to take part in specialty-developed alternative payment models.
Under QPP, the Advancing Care Information component replaces Meaningful Use. Partnerships needed to improve EHRs that often fail on flexibility.
Many find milestone law’s changes perplexing, but that is no reason to delay taking part in Medicare’s Quality Payment Program this year.