Healthcare Business Management Association - HBMA
Educate. Advocate. Cooperate. Sign up to receive emails from HBMA HBMA on Facebook HBMA on LinkedIn HBMA on Twitter HBMA on YouTube  HBMA Login
About HBMA  |  Join HBMA  |  In The News  |  HBMA Blog  |  Members Only
Public News HBMA Healthcare Business Management Association

HBMA Billing: The Journal of the Healthcare Business and Management Association


March/April 2017

You’re Ready for MACRA & MIPS: Is Your Billing Agreement?

HBMA Billing January/February 2017The March/April 2017 MACRA-themed issue of Billing provides readers with the latest updates on MACRA. The cover story offers 12 tips to improve your billing agreement for new payment programs in 2017 and beyond. Other articles provide advice on how to make informed choices on the best reporting mechanisms, and survey results of how ready independent practices are for the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP).  (HBMA member? Access the digital edition.)

From the latest issue of Billing.
Modernizing Medicare with the QPP
By Kate Goodrich
Billing managers are uniquely positioned to support clinicians in succeeding under the new program. For example, you can assist physician and other clinical practices in...
Read this article.

Claims vs. Registry Reporting Options for Merit-Based Incentive Programs
By the MIPS Committee
Informed choices on the best reporting mechanisms for individual providers and groups are key steps in successful reporting. Different criteria apply to the various reporting choices, and one method may be more successful than another depending on the unique characteristics of the reporting entity or individual.
Read this article.

Survey Shows Independent Practices Want to Participate in MACRA
By Lea Chatham, Editor, Kareo’s Go Practice blog
When MACRA was approved as a replacement to Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), it was clear that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) was seeking a clear path to move more reimbursement to value-based care instead of fee-for-service.
Read this article.

Want to learn more? Download the Table of Contents for the current issue of Billing.

About Billing
Billing is the official member publication of HBMA. Its mission is to publish timely, industry-leading articles that HBMA members and non-members can put to work. It is a valuable communication tool for healthcare billing and management professionals, with articles written by industry experts on the latest billing and healthcare management topics, as well as general management issues relevant to healthcare business owners.

HBMA members receive six print issues of Billing each year and have access to the digital editions and archives available online.

Not a Member? Subscribe to Billing
Now all healthcare professionals can benefit from the best practices, thought leadership, tools and actionable tips featured in each issue of Billing. HBMA offers both print + digital and digital-only subscriptions to non-members.

Subscribe to Billing

Editorial Contributions
We are always looking for relevant, timely, industry-focused content to publish in upcoming issues of Billing. If you are interested in contributing to Billing, email Billing editor Carissa Degen at

Related Searches: HBMA, Billing, Articles
HBMA 2025 M Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036 | Ph: (877) 640-HBMA (4262) | Fax: (202) 367-2177 | Email:
Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Sitemap | Website Development by Webteam, Inc.