Tag Archives: Merit-based Incentive Payment System

MIPS, Cost Measures and Innovation from a Neurosurgical Perspective

Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Wilkes Barre, PA The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is a law that reformed the Medicare payment system by repealing … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeons Express Serious Concerns with Medicare Physician Payment Rules

Guest post from Katie O. Orrico, Esq. Director, Washington Office American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) On April 27, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposal to overhaul the way Medicare pays physicians. … Continue reading

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Applauding CMS Move to Real Meaningful Use

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS, AANS (right) Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York and Rachel Groman, Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Quality Improvement (left) Hart Health … Continue reading

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