MIPS vs. APM–Pros, Cons, and Issues

Physicians are facing a decision they will need to make in the relatively near future…choosing either the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or the Alternative Payment Model (APM). The latter option, of course, figures in to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ goals of shifting payment streams by 80% to alternative models by 2020. In an article titled “Weighing the Financial Impact of MIPS vs. APM,” columnist  Ed Rabinowitz provides an in-depth discussion of the implications associated with this shift in reimbursement strategies. Read the article here…

 

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