Tag Archives: MIPS

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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Cross Post – Bipartisan Payment System Improvements Mean More Physician Participation and Better Patient Care

Since we are smack dab in the middle of our focus-month on physician regulatory relief, we wanted to highlight an opinion piece published by The Hill featuring the Alliance of Specialty Medicine and neurosurgery’s own Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS, … 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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