Tag Archives: PQRS

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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Neurosurgical Focus Highlights Efforts to Define, Measure, and Predict Quality in Neurosurgery

John Ratliff, MD, FAANS, FACS (left) Co-Director, Division of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Department of Neurosurgery Stanford University Medical Center Chair, AANS/CNS National Quality Council Stanford, CA Anthony L. Asher, MD, FAANS, FACS (right) Co-Medical Director, Carolinas Healthcare System … Continue reading

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