The Alliance of Specialty Medicine wrote to the leadership of the three Congressional committees of jurisdiction (Senate Finance, House Energy and Commerce, House Ways and Means) offering suggested changes that would ensure clinicians have sufficient time and ability understand, prepare for and implement the requirements of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

The goal of these changes is a more streamlined and clinically relevant mechanism to evaluate physician performance and adjust payment. 

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