While much of the nation is focused on the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act and/or the enactment of the American Health Care Act, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) has the potential to quietly transform the health care system. Old 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.
On this July 7th, 2017 webinar, renown health care economist and researcher, who serves on the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), discusses the new economic incentives facing providers, with a particular focus on the organizational and sustainability implications for CBOs. Major public policy initiatives and private sector payment models are be discussed, and tips and tools for staying on top of key changes in the field are shared.
Nora Super, Chief of Programs and Services, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
Len Nichols, Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE) and a Professor of Health Policy at George Mason University