Quality Payment Program

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate and enabled the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to create a new program that transforms how providers are paid under Medicare.

 In June 2016, CMS released the proposed rule related to MACRA, which established the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The QPP is made up of two components.

Read the AAN’s summary of the 2018 final MACRA rule.


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Featured Acronyms

  • ACO: Accountable Care Organization
  • APM: Alternative Payment Model
  • CEHRT: Certified Electronic Health Record Technology

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