MACRA Primer: Top Takeaways from the New Medicare Physician Payment Pathways and Potential Market Impacts - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "MACRA Primer: Top Takeaways from the New Medicare Physician Payment Pathways and Potential Market Impacts" report to their offering.

This market insight provides a brief summary of the payment pathway options laid out for physicians under MACRA, along with vital parameters planned under each pathway including timelines, eligibility, and incentives or penalties based on different performance levels. It includes a review of key strategic imperatives and takeaways for physicians and an outlook for MACRA in light of recent regulatory changes. It also provides a snapshot of smart digital health growth opportunities for physicians and health information technology vendors, in the current period of uncertainty.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

- Research Scope

- Key Takeaways

- Introduction

- MACRA Payment Pathways - MIPS, AAPM, and MIPS-APM

2. Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

- Introduction to MIPS

- Option 1 - MIPS: Default Payment Track Under QPP

- Option 1 - MIPS: Eligibility Criteria for 2017

- Option 1 - MIPS: Performance Categories and Weightage

- Option 1 - Payment Timelines Under MIPS

- Option 1 - MIPS: Scoring Model and Payment Adjustments

- Option 1 - MIPS: Performance Levels and Reporting Requirements

3. Advanced Alternative Payment Model (AAPM)

- Introduction to AAPM

- Option 2 - AAPM: Higher Risk Reward Model

- Option 2 - AAPM: Eligibility Criteria for 2017

- Option 2 - AAPM: Models for Participation

- Option 2 - AAPM: Timelines for Compliance

- Option 2 - AAPM: Higher PFS for Sustained Compliance

- Option 3 - AAPM: Threshold Set for Earning Incentives

4. MIPS-APM (APM Scoring Standard)

- Introduction to MIPS-APM (APM Scoring Standard)

- Option 3 - MIPS-APM: Middle Ground

- Option 3 - MIPS-APM: Eligibility Criteria for 2017

- Option 3 - MIPS-APM: Models for Participation

- Option 3 - MIPS-APM: Timelines for Compliance

- Option 3 - MIPS-APM: Timelines for Incentives

- Option 3 - MIPS-APM: Categories under APM Scoring Standard

5. Analysis of Potential Market Impacts of MACRA

- MACRA - Market Impacts

6. Growth Opportunities

7. Strategic Imperatives

8. Appendix

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Health Insurance, Managed Care