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Neurosurgery Urges CMS to Improve Quality Payment Program

As part of the effort to improve Medicare’s Quality Payment Program (QPP), the AANS and the CNS joined the Alliance of Specialty Medicine in sending a letter to CMS expressing concerns about physician-focused value-based care initiatives authorized under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (P.L. 114-10). The agency has created disjointed, administratively burdensome and clinically irrelevant pathways that not only deviate from the intent of the original legislation but fall well short of the goals of genuine value-based care.

Click here to read the Alliance of Specialty Medicine letter.