Update on MACRA Rule 2022 – Part 2

This episode, an excerpt from the recent Medical Leadership Series webcast, continues the discussion of the final MACRA Rule for 2022, focusing on challenges providers now face as MACRA progresses into next year and the serious consideration providers should give to joining an Alternative Payment Model (APM). Also part of the discussion are MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (aAPMs).


Guest speakers:

Valinda Rutledge, MBA, MSN

Senior Advisor, Sg2



Madeleine McDowell, MD

Principal and Medical Director, Sg2




Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM


Clinical Operations and Quality



Show Notes:

[00:27] Uncontrollable circumstance exemption for COVID-19

[02:22] Changes to the final score

[03:36] “The juice ain’t worth the squeeze anymore”

[03:56] The only way to do well

[04:33] The heavy lift: the reporting burden

[05:46] MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs)

[07:41] Advanced Alternative Payment Models (aAPMs)


Links | Resources:

To contact Modern Practice: modernpracticepodcast@vizientinc.com

Maddie McDowell’s contact email: madeleine.mcdowell@vizientinc.com

Valinda Rutledge’s contact email? valinda.rutledge@vizientinc.com

Program handout from December 8, 2021 Vizient Medical Leadership Series webcast: Click here

Link to December 8 webcast: Click here


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