MACRA Resources

By Grant McInnes

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Readiness – Helpful Resources

Don’t know where to start? The Physicians Foundation recommends learning the basics using resources and tools from several of the Foundation’s State Medical Societies, the American Medical Association (AMA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), National Specialty Societies and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

MACRA Resources from the Physicians Foundation Members State Medical Societies

  • Texas Medical Association: MACRA Resource Center
    • Factsheet – what is MACRA and what is included in the final rule?
    • Five-step process to ensure your practice is MACRA-ready
    • MACRA resources and tools from TMA, AMA and CMS
  • California Medical Association: MACRA Resources
    • Checklist to ensure your practice is MACRA-ready
    • CMA formal comments to CMS on proposed rule
    • CMA MACRA news and webinars
    •  Access to MACRA resources from AMA and CMS
  • Washington State Medical Association: Medicare and MACRA
    • Checklist to ensure your practice is MACRA-ready
    • MACRA six-page summary and “one-pager”
    • AMA Online module – making the shift to value-based care
    • Upcoming events on MACRA and additional tools and resources
  • North Carolina Medical Society: MACRA
    • First six steps to understanding MACRA
    • MACRA glossary of acronyms and terms
    • Additional CMS and AMA resources on MACRA

AMA Resources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Resources

MGMA Resources

Physician Advocacy Institute Resources

National Specialty Societies

  • The Texas Medical Association has identified direct links to MACRA news, resource centers, education and advocacy from national specialty societies. Click here for information specific to your specialty, setting and practice.

View a PDF of the MACRA resources from the Physicians Foundation

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