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HHS Announces September 2017 PTAC Meeting to Discuss MACRA Payment Models

Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: MaryBeth Wilkerson
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Attached please find a notice published today by the Department of Health and Human Services announcing that the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) will hold a public meeting on September 7-8, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The PTAC was created under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), and is charged with reviewing physician-focused payment model proposals (PFPMs) and making recommendations about whether the models meet criteria established by the HHS Secretary.

At the September 2017 meeting, the PTAC will hear presentations on PFPMs that are ready for Committee deliberation. The presentations will be followed by public comment and Committee deliberation. If the Committee completes deliberations, voting will occur on recommendations to the HHS Secretary.


The meeting is open to the public, and individuals may also attend via conference call or view the meeting via livestream at  The meeting will run from 9am-5pm each day.


Additional material for this meeting can be found on the PTAC website and in the attached notice.


Click here for more information about the meeting.



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