HHS' Office of Inspector General said the CMS must work on ways to provide technical assistance to clinicians for MACRA participation and create a more robust integrity program.
Advanced practice nurses are urging the American Medical Association to rescind a recent decision to launch a campaign focused on limiting independent practice of non-physician practitioners across state lines.
The CMS announced Thursday that patient experience scores and star ratings have been added to the Physician Compare website for patients and caregivers to view.
Don Berwick and Patrick Conway called on healthcare organizations to continue the push to value-based care even though the CMS has signaled recently that its focus may be shifting.
The CMS announced Tuesday that it added four new quality measures for healthcare consumers to view on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Long-Term Care Hospital Compare websites.
A new study finds Medicare's accountable care organizations didn't reduce inpatient stays despite the program's emphasis on tackling that issue.
Mike Daube taught his Staffordshire terrier, Ollie, an impressive trick—he taught her to sit … on the editorial boards of medical journals.
A recent survey found that in defining high-value care, patients emphasize costs and convenience while doctors see relationships and patient outcomes as better indicators of value.
The New York City-based orthopedics provider calls all patients before a procedure to collect patient-reported outcomes measures. The information is used to help clinicians better understand and treat their patients.
The CMS on Thursday released its annual list of measures under consideration for Medicare's quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs. The number of measures under review is much smaller compared to last year when CMS considered nearly 100 measures.
Many organizations are scrambling to figure out how to meet requirements for CMS' new quality payment program under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). But while MACRA may be confusing, the underlying principles are simple: provide good care, do it at as low a cost as...
A new study found physician practices that cared for high-risk patients were more likely to receive financial penalties under the CMS' Value-based Payment Modifier program.