Preventing the spread of COVID-19 has brought on new challenges during this pandemic of trying to see loved ones living or rehabilitating at a healthcare facility. Visitors are learning first-hand how businesses and healthcare facilities are managing this process. As you know, healthcare facilities were required to discourage all visits except for extreme specific circumstances.
The Physician Compare preview period is open through Aug. 20 at 8 pm ET. Preview your 2018 Quality Payment Program performance information before it appears on the Physician Compare website profile pages and in the Downloadable Database. Access the secured preview through the Quality Payment Program website. For More Information: Preview Period User Guide (PDF) The
CMS Announces Relief for Clinicians Participating in the Quality Payment Program in 2020 In response to the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing flexibilities for clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2020: Clinicians significantly impacted by the
In general, MIPS can be scary and overwhelming! Promoting Interoperability (PI) is a performance category that can definitely be intimidating to the point that you just want to avoid it altogether. No worries though, our goal is that after this podcast you will feel a bit more confident and prepared to submit data in 2020
For one healthcare system in Indiana, the word HERO is more than an individual who saves lives. It's the entire community of Greensburg, Ind. Since the start of COVID-19, the Decatur County Memorial Health and the community it serves has worked hand-in-hand, step-by-step in saving lives, keeping people safe and saying "Thank You". Qsource took
Preventing the spread of COVID-19 has brought on new challenges of trying to see loved ones living or rehabilitating at a healthcare facility during this pandemic. Visitors are learning first-hand how businesses and healthcare facilities are managing this process. As you know, healthcare facilities were required to discourage all visits except for extreme specific circumstances.
The Physician Compare 60-day Preview Period is officially open. You can now preview your 2018 Quality Payment Program performance information before it will appear on Physician Compare profile pages and in the Downloadable Database. You can access the secured Preview through the Quality Payment Program website. You can review the Physician Compare Preview Period User Guide for information on how
Participants in MIPS have a performance threshold which is the minimum points needed to prevent the negative payment adjustment to Medicare Part B claims in 2022. Last year MIPS participants were required to have a total of 30 points to meet this performance threshold. This year the performance threshold is 45 points. Without an electronic
Community Coalition Essential Part of Developing, Implementing and Spreading Parkview Health’s ACP Program
Chris Brinneman isn’t afraid of talking about sensitive subjects. Take death for example. It’s a topic she’s focused on for many years. As a social worker, she’s had to have difficult discussions with patients and caregivers about the “What If…” that may occur in life and how to properly address that care decision when needed.
Trying to understand the Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS) may have you scratching your head — especially the Cost category. And that is understandable. The Cost category is mysterious, if not downright confusing at times. In this category, a provider doesn’t need to enter information into the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Instead, this information is captured