The Glossary is designed to give ASE members an overview and explanation of terms relating to the management of their practices. It provides a comprehensive guide to the acronyms for the federal reimbursement system and healthcare reform programs. This page will be kept up-to-date with new and expanded entries as they become available.
APMs – Alternative Payment Models
MACRA – Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
MIPS – Merit-Based Incentive Payment System
PFMs – Physician-Focused Payment Models
PTAC – Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee
QPP – Quality Payment Program