The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued the proposed rule for the 2018 year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Included are several provisions that ease the burden on clinicians transitioning into the program, and widen the criteria for exemption from the program. The proposed adjustments come in response to a deluge of concerns over the first approved version of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) from many medical groups, industry organizations and coalitions. In this briefing we examine the rule sharing key takeaways and implications for providers.
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