Education & Publications

MACRA Articles and Timely Topics

ASA physicians and staff have published several ASA Monitor articles and Timely Topics on MACRA.

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Read the latest information on payment reform and how to navigate in the world of MACRA.

ASA Monitor articles

Deciphering the Alphabet Soup of MACRA, MIPS and APMs: Essentials for Anesthesiologists
Karen B. Domino, M.D., M.P.H.; and James M. Moore, M.D.

MACRA Reporting: How to Succeed
Karen B. Domino, M.D., M.P.H.; Michael B. Simon, M.D., M.B.A.; and DeLaine Schmitz, MSHL

Improvement Activities Under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System
Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A.; and Teodora Orhideea Nicolescu, M.D., M.B.A., H.C.M.

MACRA’s Second Birthday: The Terrible Twos?
Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D.

Anesthesia Quality Institute Update: A Successful 2016 and Plans for 2017
DeLaine Schmitz, MSHL; and Leslie Kociemba, M.P.H.

Quality Management and APMs
Roseanne Fischoff, M.P.P.; and Zach Hochstetler, M.P.P., M.B.A.

Registry Reporting: Managing the Reporting Process in Your Practice
Annette Antos; Benjamin Westlake; and Matthew T. Popovich, Ph.D.

Pain for Physicians: Reporting MIPS Quality Measures for Pain Medicine
Matthew T. Popovich, Ph.D.

Preparing for MACRA: Final Rule Fast Facts
Emily Richardson, M.D.

The MACRA Maelstrom: Beginning to Unpack the Payment Milieu
Matthew T. Popovich, Ph.D.; and Sharon K. Merrick, M.S., CCS-P

Ensuring Success in a Shifting Marketplace
Paul Pomerantz

An Update on the Division of Professional Affairs MACRA Strategy: Quality Reporting and Contribution to Savings
Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A.

Medicare SGR Formula Repeal – What Does This Mean to Me?
J.P. Abenstein, M.S.E.E., M.D.; Sharon K. Merrick, M.S., CCS-P; and Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A.

Practice Management's Timely Topics

MACRA Implementation: Pulse Checks along the Way (May 2016)

The A B C’s [and D] of Medicare (February 2016)