By Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services had good news for more than 800,000 physicians who received notification this month that they do not need to participate in MACRA’s MIPS program this year.

The agency mailed out letters to medical practices providing clinicians with their participation status in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), one of two payment tracks implemented as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Some 418,849 clinicians were notified that they are participating in MIPS and must meet reporting requirements for 2017, a CMS spokesman told FierceHealthcare in an email. 

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