Participation Continues to Grow in CMS’ ACO Initiatives in 2024

CMS announced increased participation in CMS’ accountable care organization initiatives in 2024, which will increase the quality of care for more people with Medicare. Of note, CMS is announcing that 19 newly formed ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program are participating in new, permanent payment option beginning in 2024…

Reminder: MIPS 2023 Data Submission is Open

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services opened data submission for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in the 2023 performance year of the Quality Payment Program. Data can be submitted and updated until 8:00 p.m. ET on April 1, 2024.

A Step Where a Leap is Needed

By Matt Fisher – As part of its annual summer tradition, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published the proposed 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule with some seeming shakeups to reimbursements. A relatively small part of the proposed rule could be a pebble being taken out of a dam that enables more change to flow.