In CMS
Nov 6th, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued, Nov. 2,  a final rule with comment period for payment and policy updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2018 and beyond. Conjointly, CMS issued an interim final rule with comment period to address the extreme and uncontrollable circumstances that occurred this year, which may have impeded affected clinicians’ performance ...
In CMS
Sep 26th, 2017
Here’s something to think about while picking your pace for participation in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): 90-day and full-year submissions will be assessed for submission completeness and scored accordingly. Clinicians and clinician groups eligible to participate in MIPS were given a reprieve in this first performance year: Just do the best you can, ...
In MACRA
Sep 15th, 2017
Several new resources on the Quality Payment Program website may help specialty practices successfully report in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The deadline for initiating 90-day participation in MIPS is Oct. 2. It isn’t too late, however, for MIPS eligible clinicians and clinician groups to report the minimum performance data (one Quality or Improvement ...
The Medicare Access CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) created a new Quality Payment Program for Medicare providers. Under MACRA, there are two possible tracks for participation: Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APM) Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Advanced Alternative Payment Models To move providers from a volume-based payment system to a value-based style of payment, ...
In Billing
Jun 22nd, 2017
A new video and step-by-step guide developed by the American Medical Association walks physician practices through the steps they need to take, by Oct. 2, to meet the minimum reporting requirement for this first performance year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). AMA Makes MIPS Look Easy was last modified: June 26th, 2017 by Renee Dustman...