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84% of Physicians Unsure of Quality Payment Program Conditions

January 25, 2017 - As many as 84 percent of polled independent physicians and medical staff are unaware of how to meet the requirements of MACRA’s Quality Payment Program, according to a survey from Kareo. The majority of surveyed physicians, however, stated that they will be taking part in the Quality Payment Program over the coming years. The reasoning behind healthcare providers choosing to...

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