8 things physicians need to know about MACRA in 2019

8 things physicians need to know about MACRA in 2019

On Nov. 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule governing its Medicare Quality Payment Program in 2019.

The program, enacted under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), will affect participating physicians’ payment in 2021. 

ONC unveils long-awaited information blocking rule

ONC unveils long-awaited information blocking rule

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology finally unveiled its information blocking rule. The rule defines exceptions to data blocking, and fines that may be associated with the practice, and was mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act.