by  Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare

Not all doctors were behind the appointment of fellow physician Tom Price as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. But with Price’s confirmation to the post last week, some doctor’s groups are looking to Price to make changes that will benefit physicians, including easing MACRA requirements.

One group, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) sent congratulations to Price on his confirmation, but also suggested he make the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the new physician reimbursement system for Medicare, voluntary.

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