In CMS
May 17th, 2018
The Advancing Care Information (ACI) performance category – one of four performance categories in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) – is now the Promoting Interoperability (PI) performance category. What’s In a Name? For whatever reason, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) renamed the performance category. Nothing else has changed about the category. ...
In CMS
May 9th, 2018
Don’t look in the mail for a participation status letter from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this second year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The agency did not mail individual letters outlining 2018 participation status. To determine whether your clinician or clinician group is eligible to participate in MIPS in 2018, go to ...
Wondering what MACRA stands for? Or how to participate in MIPS? May 16 is your chance to ask questions and get answers. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a free event: Quality Payment Program: Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions Call, on May 16 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET. What to ...
In CMS
May 4th, 2018
The Quality Payment Program is well into its second performance year. Are your clinicians ready? Clinicians eligible to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) are already behind schedule if they haven’t selected measures on which to submit data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS has been busy posting on ...
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 ...