The Trump Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are continuing to transform Medicaid with the publication of the first annual update to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Scorecard.
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CMS finalizes and releases 3 new rules including the 2020 PFS QPP Final Rule, 2020 PFS Final Rule Expands Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder, and 2020 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Final Rule.
CMS recently posted several new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resources to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library. Visit the resource library on the QPP website.
This rule advances CMS’s Patients over Paperwork initiative by saving providers an estimated 4.4 million hours of time previously spent on paperwork with an overall total projected savings to providers of $800 million annually.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded nearly $9 million to launch the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program.
If you participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2018, your performance feedback, which includes your MIPS final score and payment adjustment factor(s), are now available for review on the Quality Payment Program website.
The 2019 QPP Exception Applications for the Promoting Interoperability performance category and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances for the MIPS are now available on the QPP website.
CMS is announcing plans to update the quality measurement methodology of the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings located on CMS’ popular Hospital Compare website in 2021. In the interim, CMS will next refresh the Star Ratings using…
CMS released two reports, the Early 2019 Effectuated Enrollment Report and the Trends in Subsidized and Unsubsidized Enrollment Report. These reports provide information on the stability of the individual health insurance market during the 2018 plan year…
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