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How to Stay Informed and Ahead of the Political Game

How to Stay Informed and Ahead of the Political Game

by on May 2, 2017 in Policy

The dizzying pace of change in the Washington public policy climate under a new administration presents unpredictable challenges for those of us working in communications. Rapid-paced executive orders and seemingly contradictory announcements can create a chaotic information environment. But as communicators, we can’t let this hold us back from doing what we do best. We …

MACRA | Another Step in Reforming Care Delivery

MACRA | Another Step in Reforming Care Delivery

by on October 17, 2016 in Policy

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the much-anticipated final rule on the Quality Payment Program (QPP), which is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 – better known as MACRA. This rule is 2,200 pages (a length that surprises no one familiar with CMS rules) and …