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MACRA Resources

MACRA Word Cloud

The Medicare Access and CHIP Re-Authorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) eliminated the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system, reauthorized the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and strengthened Medicare access by streamlining multiple quality reporting systems (Meaningful Use, PQRS) into one new system: The Quality Payment Program. Below are resources intended to guide you through MACRA's implications.

Center for Medicare Services - CMS Resources

Final MACRA Rule — Full length version
Final MACRA Rule — Executive Summary
Quality Payment Program Overview Fact Sheet
Scores for Improvement Activities in MIPS APMs in the 2017 Performance Period
Alternative Payment Models in the Quality Payment Program
Flexibilities and Support for Small Practices

American Medical Association - AMA Resources

Action Kit to Prepare for MACRA
The AMA Payment Model Evaluator
Two Payment Methods:  
Medicare Alternative Payment Models (APMs)
Understanding the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
Preparing your practice for value-based care - Module

California Medical Association - CMA Resources

MACRA: What Should I Do Now to Prepare? A checklist for physician practices
MACRA: Final Rule
MACRA: What Is CMA Doing to Improve It? What Steps Can You Take to Prepare Now?

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