Physician Engagement

With new healthcare payment-and-delivery models erasing the traditional lines that divided providers, the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association is committed serving as a convener to strengthen the link between physician group practices and hospitals in this rapidly evolving environment.

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)


MACRA repeals the previous Sustainable Growth Rate formula and replaces it with a new Quality Payment Program (QPP) that has two main tracks: a Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs). MHA has compiled information and resources to help our physician members with the transition to the new QPP and will update the information as it changes and becomes available. Learn more about MACRA.
Congratulations to Rana Awdish, M.D., the recipient of the 2017 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year presented by the Schwartz Center at its annual dinner November 16.
Bring together sector leaders for a state-of-the-state discussion of Massachusetts healthcare and one recurring theme that arises, in addition to cost and quality issues, is physician burnout.
Quality improvement leaders from Massachusetts hospitals and patient safety organizations met at MHA headquarters in Burlington on Wednesday to have a focused conversation on whether to, and how to, align the numerous healthcare quality initiatives n
09.11.2017  | MACRA Webinars
MACRA webinars recordings.
The Massachusetts healthcare environment has been moving steadily over recent years from a collection of individual hospitals to a collection of large hospital systems with members bound together.

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