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Senate Chronic Care Working Group Releases Discussion Draft for CHRONIC Care Act of 2016

Posted on 10/27/2016 by NTOCC ®

Today, the Senate Finance Committee’s Chronic Care Working Group (CCWG) published a discussion draft of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2016 - legislation encompassing the various chronic care proposals the working group has been developing over the last two years. In addition, the CCWG released a letter it submitted to HHS expressing support for a number of policies included in CMS’s 2017 proposed Physician Fee Schedule rule that address care of the chronically ill.

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CMS Finalizes the New Medicare Quality Payment Program

Posted on 10/14/2016 by NTOCC ®

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized its policy implementing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) incentive payment provisions in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), collectively referred to as the Quality Payment Program.

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