Dozens of medical societies led by the American Medical Association asked the CMS to adopt the following principles when implementing the new physician payment framework:
■ Support delivery system improvements.
■ Avoid administrative and cost burdens for patients.
■ Reduce administrative burdens for physicians.
■ Improve current quality and reporting systems.
■ Recognize patient diversity.
■ Provide choice of payment models.
■ Be equitable.
■ Be relevant and actionable.
■ Provide stability and resources.
■ Be transparent.