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Quality Payment Program Blog 2017-08-10T10:45:40+00:00

Quality Payment Program

  • Reporting MIPS as a Group

    Reporting MIPS as a Group

    A group is defined as a single Tax Identification Number (TIN) with two or more Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) clinicians. A group is required to aggregate their performance data across the TIN in order to have their performance assessed as a group. The group will be assessed across all four MIPS performance categories. One […]Read More »
  • Six Popular MIPS Myths Debunked

    Six Popular MIPS Myths Debunked

    First things first, let’s get a few acronyms straight. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) created the Quality Payment Program, which addresses two tracks: Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs) and the focus of this post, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). When you hear MACRA, MIPS or Quality Payment Program, know […]Read More »
  • Important Changes Coming to Quality Payment Program in 2018

    Important Changes Coming to Quality Payment Program in 2018

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the proposed rule for the Quality Payment Program for 2018. We’ve read the 1,000+ pages, so you don’t have to, and some big changes are coming. However, it is important to note that these changes are provisional until they are included in the final rule […]Read More »
  • Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Offers Advancing Care Information Category Relief for 2017 Transition Year Reporters

    Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Offers Advancing Care Information Category Relief for 2017 Transition Year Reporters

    On June 20, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for the Quality Payment Program. At a whopping 1,058 pages long, this proposed rule provides updates for the second and future years of the Quality Payment Program, but CMS also folded in some changes that provide welcome relief to […]Read More »
  • Feeling the Quality Payment Program Pinch? We Can Help

    Feeling the Quality Payment Program Pinch? We Can Help

    As I work with practices, I am finding fear. I hear “It’s too late in the year.”  “I can’t do anything.” ” I don’t have an EHR!” “There are too many things to keep up with!” Here is what I can say to all of those concerns, “I understand.” Resources in small practices are limited. […]Read More »
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