Jul 28th, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today the release of a Pediatric measure set as part of the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC). The Pediatric measure set includes nine measures for use at the provider level for solo providers or provider groups. Seven of the nine measures coincide with existing state-level measures ...
In MACRA
Mar 14th, 2017
To participate in the Medicare Incentive Payment System (MIPS), you will need to select the Quality, Improvement Activities, and/or Advancing Care Information measures on which you will report this year. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) offers an online tool that allows you review and download the various measures for informational and estimation purposes (You cannot ...
This year marks the first performance year in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) — a new payment adjustment system within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality Payment Program, which replaces three separate programs: Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Value-based Payment Modifier (VM) Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program In 2019, ...
In MACRA
Dec 14th, 2016
Are you ready for the first performance year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)? Do you even need to get ready? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services conducted a webinar on Nov. 29 that lays it all out for you in four steps. 1. Determine your eligibility status. In 2017, you are a ...
Figure the cost of the new MACRA payment system into your practice’s annual budget. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that, of the 1,380,209 clinicians billing Medicare Part B, approximately 600,000 will be eligible to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in performance year 2017. If your practice employs one ...