Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Ends at Age 26: Succeeding in an Era of Payment Reform.J Med Pract Manage. 2016 Jan-Feb; 31(4):229-32.JM
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 solidifies healthcare payment reform by signaling the death of traditional fee-for-service reimbursement for providers. Effective 2019, Medicare payments will rely heavily on data, risk-sharing, and transparency to advance value over volume. Other payers will follow.