Sign onto a letter led by the AMA regarding MACRA

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This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • TODAY at noon, Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncologywill host a webinar entitled Pursuing Precision Medicine through Oncology Biomarkers. Industry News
  • Please tell us of your accessibility to IVIG. MOASC News
  • Sign onto a letter led by the AMA regarding MACRA. National  News

CalHIPSO and Integrated Healthcare Association (“IHA”) are excited to partner to provide an update on the Symphony Provider Directory roll-out on Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT. The Symphony Provider Directory is California’s centralized platform for provider data, which streamlines the way health plans and providers share, validate and reconcile provider information in compliance with state and federal requirements such as SB 137, Medicare Advantage and Medi-Cal. To read more click here and go to California News.

MOASC IS INTERESTED TO KNOW IF YOUR PRACTICE HAS BEEN ABLE TO ACQUIRE IVIG. Please tell us of your accessibility to IVIG, the machinations and recommendations you use to access IVIG at [email protected]. The FDA is rolling out a pilot program, authorized under the US Drug Supply Chain Security Act, to explore bolstering prescription drug supply and distribution security with the use of blockchain technology. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.

ASH signed onto a letter led by the American Medical Association (AMA) regarding MACRA. The letter urges Congress to make further refinements to improve MACRA, including calling on Congress to replace the 2020-2025 physician payment update freeze with positive payment adjustments for physicians. To read more click here and go to National News.

ASH submitted comments to CMS on the development and reevaluation on an outpatient outcome measure for MIPS. The specific measure up for comment is on acute admissions for patients with multiple chronic conditions (MCCs). The measure will assess each eligible clinician or clinician group admission rate relative to that of other MIPS participating clinicians or clinician groups with similar patients. To read more click here and go to CMS News.

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June 18, 2019

 



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