MACRA and Related Legislation
The ACR closely monitors Medicare-related legislation affecting the practice of radiology. With regard to reimbursement, ACR was deeply involved with what became an annual event on Capitol Hill -- delaying impending cuts to the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) portion of the Medicare Fee Schedule formula.
Radiology-specific Summary of MACRA Final Rule
The CMS final rule details implementation of MACRA and its constituent Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). The ACR responded to several key provisions impacting radiologists in the proposed rule from April 2016. Several of these comments were addressed in the final rule as summarized below.
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