The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) has the potential to quietly transform the entire health care system. Old payment and delivery models and methods are being transformed by a new focus on value, accountability, integration, and the social determinants of health. A bipartisan law passed in 2015, MACRA is in its first year of implementation (2017).
Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and other Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) deliver valuable, proven and desired services to communities all over the country—services that health care providers and payers need to optimize care and lower costs. But they often aren’t fluent in the fluent in the language of payment reform: MACRA, MIPS, APM, PCMH, CMMI. If understood fully, these acronyms could translate into real integration opportunity for CBOs.
This fact sheet, produced by n4a, provides an overview of MACRA and details the emerging opportunities the law is opening up for real and sustainable CBO-health care partnership.
View the resource: MACRA and CBOs: New Opportunities for Engagement Abound