Understanding the Implications of MACRA

On April 28, 2015, a piece of legislation often  referred to as the "SGR repeal law" was signed. This bill, the Medicare Access  and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) permanently eliminated the  Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. More importantly, the law made  significant changes to the way Medicare will pay physicians and accelerates a  shift to value-base payments.

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