What is MACRA quality payment program? The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 introduced the Quality Payment Program (QPP) to replace the sustainable growth rate. Congress passed MACRA with the intent to spur a transition towards rewarding physicians based on the quality and value of the care their provide.
What is the purpose of MACRA? The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is a bipartisan legislation signed into law on April 16, 2015. MACRA created the Quality Payment Program that: Repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (PDF) formula. Changes the way that Medicare rewards clinicians for value over volume.
What is MIPS and MACRA? Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) enacts the Quality Payment Program, which consolidates current fee-for-service Medicare programs (Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting System, and Value-Based Payment Modifier) into a single program called MIPS – Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
What does MACRA code mean? The MACRA patient relationship codes are Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II modifier codes that clinicians report on claims to identify their patient relationship categories.