MACRA stands for Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and outlines the Quality Payment Program (QPP) that came into effect on January 1, 2017. MACRA signals a major shift in the US healthcare industry towards a value-based payment system. MACRA also replaces and consolidates previous incentive programs like PQRS and Meaningful Use under the new MACRA umbrella for Medicare providers. In 2019, eligible providers under MACRA will see Medicare payment adjustments ranging from -4% to +4% for the 2017 reporting year and adjustments increase year-over-year. To find more information click on MACRA Eligibility.