What To Know About CMS Medicare Physician Payment Reform

Law360, New York (October 19, 2016, 1:10 PM EDT) -- On Oct. 14, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the highly anticipated final rule implementing the Medicare physician payment reforms enacted as part of the Medicare Access and Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). At nearly 2,400 pages, the enormity of the rule reflects the transformative intent of the law. It is the most comprehensive reform of Medicare since the creation of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. 

MACRA repealed the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and directed the secretary to implement reforms to tie physician payment updates to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!