MACRA Related Resources

HCP LAN APM Framework Draft White Paper

To advance the goal of aligning payment approaches, the Alternative Payment Model Framework and Progress Tracking Work Group (the “Work Group”) was charged with creating an alternative payment model (APM) Framework (the “APM Framework”) that could be used to track progress toward payment reform. Composed of diverse health care stakeholders, the Work Group deliberated and reached consensus on many critical issues related to the classification of APMs, resulting in a rationale and a pathway for payment reform capable of supporting the delivery of person-centered care. The Work Group published the Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework White Paper in January 2016. Subsequently, a multi-stakeholder Advisory Group was convened to update the APM Framework and its principles, based on developments and experiences that occurred since the original publication. This White Paper reflects that updated APM Framework

SNAC Comment – LAN APM Framework Refresh


The 2015 Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) may have drastic impacts on safety net organizations. SNAC hosted a webinar with Mai Pham, Chief Innovation Officer at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to uncover some of the opportunities and challenges facing safety net organizations and providers under MACRA.