Nearly half of U.S. doctors are unfamiliar with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, otherwise known as MACRA, according to a new survey by Deloitte. Yet the proposed rule’s shift from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance will drive health care for the foreseeable future and dramatically impact doctors, particularly those in solo and small-group practices.
Will MACRA really improve care delivery and reduce costs? Or will it increase doctor burnout and kill off small practices, as some pessimists predict? Find out what you need to know about MACRA, the potential threats, and what your options are going forward.