In CMS
Apr 20th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is conducting the 2018 Burdens Associated with Reporting Quality Measures Study. Clinicians and groups who are eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) that participate successfully in the study will receive full credit for the 2018 Improvement Activities performance category. Time is of the Essence The ...
In CMS
Apr 20th, 2018
Quality reporting changes in 2018 for MIPS eligible clinicians who don’t see most of their patients face to face. Clinicians, clinician groups, and virtual groups eligible to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) should know what percentage of their patient encounters are considered non-patient facing. Although self-identification is not required in 2018, the reporting ...
In MACRA
Apr 11th, 2018
The first performance year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has come to a close — the last day to submit data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) was March 31. Unlike last year, eligible clinicians need to report a full year of quality data for 2018. There’s no time to ...
Apr 9th, 2018
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) now offers a...
In Billing
Apr 3rd, 2018
Here’s a question to consider when coding and billing for services performed as part of an accountable care organization (ACO):  who pays providers’ standing claims if the ACO dies? If the State of Utah has its way, seven payers will have to pony up $26.6 million in unpaid claims for the Arches Health Plan, which folded ...