You have probably heard of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), but you may still have questions about how it will affect you. Do you know what your practice can do to help meet your MACRA goals?
MACRA effectively ties payments to the quality of care a practice delivers rather than to the number of services it provides. In the new payment structure, bonuses and penalties are based on certain aspects of care delivery: quality, cost, improvement activities and advancing care information. Practices that embrace a patient-centered approach will see improved MACRA scores and potentially higher bonuses under the new payment structure.
To help you, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) developed the MACRA Toolkit. The toolkit details the MACRA requirements, explains how the payment structure will affect your practice and suggests ways to incorporate the patient-centered medical home model to improve your MACRA scores.
Explore practice case studies, examples of implementing various elements of patient-centered care and evidence-based best practices.
Is the toolkit for me?
If you are a clinician, practice office staff, consultant, quality professional and/or health system executive, you can find something useful in the toolkit. Answer a few questions in the beginning and we will show you tailored content based on your answers. More resources will be added over time.
How do I access the toolkit?
You can use the virtual toolkit at any time by visiting macratoolkit.com.