The Medicare Care Coordination Improvement Act would remove barriers to physician practice participation in APMs. Specifically, it would provide CMS the same authority to waive restrictions in the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute for physicians seeking to develop and operate APMs as was provided to Accountable Care Organizations in the Affordable Care Act. It would allow physician practices to incentivize practitioners to provide high quality care while alternative payment models are under development and in operation.
Washington, D.C. – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today it has withdrawn a rule proposed in 2016 to implement a new Medicare Part B Payment Model that included a nationwide demonstration program that would have adversely impacted patient access to Remicade and other drugs essential to the treatment of conditions such […]
DHPA has submitted comments on the importance of modernizing the federal physician self-referral law (Stark Law) to the U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee’s Medicare Red Tape Relief Project, an initiative aimed at “delivering relief from the regulations and mandates that impede innovation, drive up costs, and ultimately stand in the way of delivering […]
DHPA is proud to welcome its 75th member with the addition of GI Medicine Associates in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, the second member practice in the state. GI Medicine Associates is the largest and most prominent gastroenterology practice in Northeast Metropolitan Detroit. Its physicians are Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. GI Medicine Associates […]
Gastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs has joined DHPA, becoming our fourth member practice located in Colorado. Gastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs is committed to providing its patients with the highest level of patient care. The goal is to make its patients feel welcome, and cared for with every interaction with its staff. This brings DHPA’s […]