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MGMA Washington Connection 2016 Archive

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Expanding Item - View More Jan. 18, 2017 – Live Q&A with CMS MIPS expert

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 11, 2017 – Top Ten Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2017

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 4, 2017 – New Congress begins, starts process to repeal and replace the ACA

Expanding Item - View More Dec. 28, 2016 – Medicare will not finalize Part B drug payment model

Expanding Item - View More Dec. 21, 2016 – MGMA to CMS: Reduce regulatory burden in MIPS and APMs

Expanding Item - View More Dec. 14, 2016 – Physicians to be held harmless for PQRS measures impacted by ICD-10

Expanding Item - View More Dec. 7, 2016 – 21st Century Cures passes Congress

Expanding Item - View More Dec. 2, 2016 – Regulatory Alert: MGMA Analysis of 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Expanding Item - View More Nov. 30, 2016 – Tomorrow: MGMA Government Affairs' 2017 Medicare Outlook webinar

Expanding Item - View More Nov. 23, 2016 – Ready for 2017? MGMA Dec. 1 webinar reviews critical Medicare changes

Expanding Item - View More Nov. 16, 2016 – Join MGMA Government Affairs: 2017 Medicare Payment Webinar

Expanding Item - View More Nov. 9, 2016 – New MGMA MACRA rule executive summary

Expanding Item - View More Nov. 2, 2016 – Final 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule released

Expanding Item - View More Oct. 26, 2016 – CMS anticipates expanding opportunities to participate in Advanced APMs

Expanding Item - View More Oct. 19, 2016 – Medicare finalizes new physician payment system; Special MACRA series at MGMA16

Expanding Item - View More Oct. 14, 2016 – Breaking: Medicare finalizes sweeping changes to physician payments*Special Alert*

Expanding Item - View More Oct. 12, 2016 – Where to direct questions about your Medicare feedback reports

Expanding Item - View More Oct. 5, 2016 – New MGMA resource on Section 1557 requirements

Expanding Item - View More Sept. 28, 2016 – Medicare releases physician quality and cost performance reports; up to 6% Medicare payment at stake

Expanding Item - View More Sept. 21, 2016 – CMS unveils HIPAA complaint and testing website

Expanding Item - View More Sept. 14, 2016 – New industry guidelines released in effort to curb virtual credit card and EFT abuses

Expanding Item - View More Sept. 9, 2016 – Medicare to reduce reporting burden in first year of MIPS*Special Alert*

Expanding Item - View More Sept. 7, 2016 – MGMA comments on proposed 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View More Aug. 31, 2016 – First 60-day repayment rule settlement announced

Expanding Item - View More Aug. 24, 2016 – Medicare to remove social security numbers from ID cards: New MGMA resource

Expanding Item - View More Aug. 17, 2016 – MGMA to CMS: Improve accuracy, reduce burden in draft MIPS patient attribution methodology

Expanding Item - View More Aug. 10, 2016 – 2016 Meaningful Use proposed changes: New member resource

Expanding Item - View More Aug. 3, 2016 – 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule: Exclusive MGMA analysis of the proposed rule

Expanding Item - View More July 27, 2016 – Medicare proposes new hospital payment models, expanded APM pathway for physicians

Expanding Item - View More July 20, 2016 – MGMA meaningful use webinar now available on-demand

Expanding Item - View More July 13, 2016 – Senate takes a closer look at MACRA implementation

Expanding Item - View More July 7, 2016 – CMS releases proposed 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule*Special Alert*

Expanding Item - View More July 6, 2016 – CMS proposes 90-Day Meaningful Use reporting period in 2016

Expanding Item - View More June 29, 2016 – MGMA to CMS: Simplify proposed quality reporting program and expand APM pathway

Expanding Item - View More June 22, 2016 – New MGMA MIPS/APMs resources: E-group and webinar

Expanding Item - View More June 15, 2016 – Two weeks until PQRS GPRO registration deadline

Expanding Item - View More June 8, 2016 – MGMA webinar: Proposed rule for physicians on MIPS and APMs

Expanding Item - View More June 1, 2016 – MGMA advocacy webinar on MIPS/APMs proposals

Expanding Item - View More May 25, 2016 – List of approved 2016 PQRS registry vendors now available

Expanding Item - View More May 18, 2016 – Upcoming Medicare call to review feedback reports on cost and patient outcomes

Expanding Item - View More May 11, 2016 – MGMA to CMS: Return to drawing board on Part B drugs payment model

Expanding Item - View More May 4, 2016 – Last chance to review and dispute Open Payments data

Expanding Item - View More April 27, 2016 – Breaking: Medicare proposes sweeping changes to physician payments

Expanding Item - View More April 20, 2016 – HHS issues new HIPAA guidance on patient access rights, download MGMA resource

Expanding Item - View More April 13, 2016 – New MGMA resource: What you need to know about Medicare Revalidation Cycle 2

Expanding Item - View More April 6, 2016 – MACRA slide deck: Educate your practice on the future of Medicare payment

Expanding Item - View More March 30, 2016 – MGMA recommends critical improvements to Medicare ACO Shared Savings Program

Expanding Item - View More March 23, 2016 – OCR launches HIPAA audit program

Expanding Item - View More March 16, 2016 – MGMA urges 90-day MU reporting in 2016

Expanding Item - View More March 9, 2016 – Study: Practices spend $15.4 billion annually on quality reporting

Expanding Item - View More March 2, 2016 – Deadline extended for MU hardship exception applications

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 24, 2016 – New Medicare 60-day repayment rule: Member regulatory memo and webinar

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 19, 2016 – CMS formally reaffirms 2015 MU hardship exception does not nullify incentive opportunity*Special Alert*

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 17, 2016 – Medicare 60-day overpayment rule finalized

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 10, 2016 – MGMA to CMS: PQRS penalty notice and appeal blunders unacceptable

Expanding Item - View More Feb. 3, 2016 – Why all practices should submit a hardship exception to avoid the 2017 Meaningful Use penalty

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 27, 2016 – CMS modifies Meaningful Use hardship exception process

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 20, 2016 – CMS updates Open Payments dataset

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 13, 2016 – Don’t get stuck with VBPM penalties, access MGMA's newly-updated resource!

Expanding Item - View More Jan. 6, 2016 – Top Ten Policy Issues for 2016

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