Inside CMS - 02/16/2017

Doctors Hope MACRA Advisory Panel Becomes More Prominent Under Price

February 15, 2017
Physician groups are hoping the panel that advises CMS on alternative pay models will have more influence with Tom Price as the head of HHS, and they're pushing anew for lessening the financial risk that alternative pay models must accept in return for the 5 percent bonus under the new physician pay system. Price is a doctor so he is more likely to agree with physician group requests; the budget pressure on alternative pay models is bleeding off because APMs...

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