Focus on Public Health Policy

Implementing MACRA: The AMA’s Keys to Advancing Opportunities, Avoiding Pitfalls

September 25, 201616 min
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA, has entered a critical phase of development as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services responds to feedback from clinical stakeholders across the country. At the AMA, efforts are fully underway to update CMS and the physician community alike with the latest recommendations to maximize MACRA’s opportunities while avoiding potential pitfalls. Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz to provide updates from this organization-wide mission are AMA executives Richard Deem and Michael Tutty. Richard Deem is the Senior Vice President for AMA’s Advocacy Group, where he directs the organization’s federal and state and advocacy efforts. Michael Tutty is the Group Vice President of Professional Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability, where he manages AMA’s efforts to identify, support, and grow sustainable models of care delivery and payment.

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