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Article by ACP's Bob Doherty explains what comes
next… and its challenges
(Washington, May 12, 2015)- "After years of haunting physicians
with the specter of scheduled Medicare payment cuts, the
Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula was put to rest on April 16
when President Obama signed the Medicare Access and Children's
Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (MACRA)," Bob Doherty,
senior vice president of the Division of Governmental Affairs and
Public Policy of the American College of Physicians (ACP), said
today. "In addition to repealing the formula, this act promises to
transform Medicare physician payments from a system that rewards
volume to one that recognizes value."
Doherty's comments came in an article that was published online
first today in the Annals of
"The MACRA," Doherty said, "is about more than SGR repeal: It's
also about accelerating changes in Medicare payment policies to
recognize value rather than volume. It offers physicians more
stability and potentially more control over reimbursement in the
In his article, Doherty provides details on the MIPS and APM
programs and their implementations. He concludes by noting that,
"Now that the SGR is gone, physicians must advocate to ensure that
the MIPS and APMs measure the right things, do not add to
administrative burdens or undermine professionalism, offer true
choice, and improve the quality of care-a tall order."
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