Thursday Jan 06, 2022

Update on MACRA Rule 2022 – Part 3

This episode is the final in the series on the final MACRA Rule for 2022. An excerpt from the recent Medical Leadership Series webcast, the discussion on this episode focuses on MIPS Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) , new performance category percentages, the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and other issues.


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:

[00:30] MIPS Accountable Care Organization changes and the CMS web interface

[04:41] Need to look at Business Associate Agreements (BAAs)

[05:09] Standard performance of ACOs – changes and the new threshold

[07:11] Chance that some ACOs may not achieve savings at all

[07:41] Issues around the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)

[10:20] Key insights overall


Links | Resources:

To contact Modern Practice:

Maddie McDowell’s contact email:

Valinda Rutledge’s contact email?

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

Link to December 8 webcast: Click here


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