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Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee

Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee

The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) to submit recommendations for physician-focused payment models to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Since its establishment, PTAC has held its innagural meeting, appointed its first committee members, and begun to establish evaluation mechanisms for the criteria governing the physician-focused payment models. 

Read more about the committee here.

MACRA Committee Focused on APMs for Physicians Holds Inaugural Meeting
February 1, 2016, Jeffrey Bailet, MD, was selected to serve as the committee chairperson for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). Academy representatives attended the committee's first meeting and reiterated that CMS should allow for the widest range of alternative payment models to allow the greatest number of physicians to not only participate, but succeed in future payment models. Read coverage of the meeting here

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