New programs enable clinicians to avoid 2019 MIPS penalties with minimal data reporting. The Quality Payment Program (QPP) combines the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Meaningful Use (MU), and Value-based Payment Modifier (VBM) programs under a single reporting umbrella known as the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Eligible clinicians who do not participate in MIPS ...
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Apr 21st, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted three new resources to its Quality Payment Program Educational Resources webpage: MIPS Participation Fact Sheet: This fact sheet answers basic questions about eligibility in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Fact: “Clinicians who are not included in MIPS now, may choose to voluntarily submit data individua...
Don’t get penalized! Prepare now to successfully report 2016 data. If your physician or group practice hasn’t selected a reporting method, quality measures, and the process by which it will document and report data for the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program, time is of the essence. 2016 may be the last year of ...
Feb 26th, 2015
Certain eligible professionals and group practices participating in the Physician Quality Reporting System and/or the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program can breathe a deep sigh of relief. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the submission deadlines for electronic filers participating in the PQRS and EHR 2014 reporting periods. For PQRS reporting, ...