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CMS To Count Participation In MA Toward Alternative Pay Model Calculations

November 08, 2017
In another break from Obama-era policy, CMS plans to count participation in Medicare Advantage arrangements toward pay calculations in Alternative Payment Model Incentive Payments program, according to the Quality Payment Program rule. If doctors receive a significant portion of their revenue from alternative pay models, the Quality Payment Program gives them a 5 percent Part B pay hike on top of the bonuses they might receive for reducing Medicare spending by participating in those models. Some provider groups, including CAPG...

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