Slavitt promises flexibility, mindfulness during MACRA implementation

By Shannon Muchmore  | May 11, 2016

CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt told lawmakers that the agency's implementation of the new Quality Payment Program will be mindful of reporting burdens on small physician practices and allow for adaptability at the practice level.

Slavitt spoke Wednesday at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which aims to tie Medicare reimbursement to care quality rather than volume.

The CMS recently released more than 900 pages offering details on the rule.

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