Physician & Practice Timeline
Professional Requirements & Opportunities®
Following is a helpful at-glance summary of upcoming important dates related to a variety of regulatory, payment, and delivery system changes and requirements. Check back frequently for updated information.
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SGR Repeal Update
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2) was overwhelmingly passed by the House on March 26, and by the Senate on April 14. The President signed the bill on April 16.
This law permanently repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, provides a realistic transition period to a new merit-based incentive program that would harmonize and improve the existing reporting programs, creates a pathway for physicians to earn higher bonus payments for joining an alternative payment model (APM), and creates strong incentives for physicians who practice in Patient-Centered Medical Homes. More details.
Register now for ICD-10 end-to-end testing in July
Completed forms are due May 22 and can be found on your MAC website.
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NOTE: Ongoing Items are listed on the BOTTOM of this printout.
: Ongoing Items
Check the items below for guidance on what you should be working on, collecting, and thinking about right now.