Healthcare Informatics September 6, 2017
Rajiv Leventhal

Respondents are not making the necessary investments to be successful under MACRA.  

One hundred percent of specialty physicians indicated that they have not yet fully grasped MACRA’s impact on their practices, according to a recent survey from West Palm Beach, Fla.-based vendor Integra Connect.

The survey found that a growing number of specialty physicians—mostly oncologists and urologists—recognize that clinical, financial and operational changes are needed to be successful under value-based care reimbursement models stemming from MACRA (the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) regulations. However, the majority have not yet invested in organizational, IT, or service improvements to achieve them.

In fact, the findings revealed that 100 percent of survey respondents indicated they have not yet fully grasped MACRA’s impact...