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ACR Members Appointed to Key CMS MACRA Committee

Ezequiel Silva, MD, FACR, Gregory Nicola, MD, and Joshua Hirsch, MD, FACR — all experienced members of the American College of Radiology (ACR) leadership team — have been appointed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Episode Care Groups and Resource Use Measures Clinical Committee.

Convened by CMS, the MACRA Episode Care Groups and Resource Use Measures Clinical Committee will provide clinical input on the specifications for the care episode and patient condition groups that will be used as the basis for episode-based, risk-adjusted resource use measures suitable for use in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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