General Question for the Week of January 2, 2017

General Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Are MACRA and the new Medicare quality payment program (QPP) for physicians the same thing?

Answer:

MACRA, which stands for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, implements the new physician quality and value-based payment program. MACRA is the legislation that established the QPP.

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