December 2016
MACRA: In Focus
Quality Payment Program and Key Milestones for Reporting

As part of our educational series on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), this month's article provides more detail on the Quality Payment Program (QPP) tracks along with key milestones for reporting in 2017, as described in the recently released Final Rule.

In This Issue
WHAT'S HOT: Important Updates

MaineHealth Access to Care Programs Enroll Over 450 Maine People in Health Insurance
Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace started on November 1st and continues through January 31, 2017. In 2016, Maine was tied for 2nd in the nation for Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollments, enrolling 75,240 (58%) of the ACA-eligible uninsured population.  

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FAST FIVE: ACO Spotlight
Meet Dr. Scott Mills, Vice President of Medical Administration and Chief Medical Officer at Mid Coast Hospital

Each month, we ask an individual connected with the ACO 5 quick questions about their life and the work they are doing. This month we had a chance to catch up with Dr. Scott Mills from Mid Coast Hospital

Community Physicians of Maine Transition 
A Letter from Dr. Mark Fourre

Dear ACO Participants,

The majority of the MaineHealth ACO physician participants were formerly members of the Community Physicians of Maine (CPM).  In the MMC Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO), 

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Progress and Shared Success from the ACO

MaineHealth ACO & Mid Coast Hospital Leaders Speak with Bowdoin Students about The Affordable Care Act   
Betsy Johnson, MD (MaineHealth ACO president & CEO) and Scott Mills, MD (Mid Coast Hospital vice president & CMO) appeared on a panel at a recent event 

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