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CMS Cancels MAQI Demo Due To Low Physician Participation Rates

By Michelle M. Stein
August 12, 2019 at 3:54 PM
CMS cancelled the Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive Demonstration due to low participation rates, and some physicians may have opted not to participate partly because there was no ability to access bonuses from the Merit-based Incentive Payment System or the alternative pay models, according to the American Medical Group Association (AMGA). “After careful consideration, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is discontinuing the Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive (MAQI) Demonstration because of the rates of low...


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