In Audit
Jul 5th, 2018
Eligible clinicians can now see the results of their 2017 performance in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Feedback includes performance category scores, final scores, and 2019 MIPS payment adjustments. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is mandated under MACRA to adjust payments for professional services furnished to Medicare patients provided by MIPS ...
In Coding
Jun 26th, 2018
An updated version of Quality Measure Specifications supporting documents was released June 25. Clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and using either a registry or claims submission method will need this information to ensure proper reporting of quality measures on qualified patients. What Are Quality Measures? Quality measures are tools that help ...
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 ...
In Billing
Mar 1st, 2018
Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, clinicians may report on Medicare Part B claims submitted for items and services the applicable HCPCS Level II modifiers established for patient relationship categories. Although the use and selection of these modifiers are not be a condition of payment, yet, clinicians should prepare for the likelihood of them becoming applicable components ...