State Children's Health Insurance Program

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    Research Brief

    MACRA's Effects on Medicare Payment Policy and Spending

    Estimates how sensitive physician behavior is to the design of alternative payment models under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

    May 3, 2017

  • Journal Article

    Journal Article

    The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act: Effects on Medicare

    The Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) will decrease Medicare spending on physician services by an estimated -$35 to -$106 billion and change spending on hospital services by +$32 to -$250 billion between 2015 and 2030.

    Apr 5, 2017

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    Improving MACRA's Chances of Success

    Starting in 2019, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act will integrate and potentially simplify performance measurement by combining many measures and programs. Research provides insight into how to avoid pitfalls in MACRA's rollout.

    Jan 9, 2017