The Quality Payment Program started on January 1, 2017. Prior to the QPP, payment increases for Medicare services were set by the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) law. This capped spending increases according to the growth in the Medicare population, and a modest allowance for inflation. However, as clinicians increased their utilization of services, the reimbursement […]
Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars on Thursday 11/8 at 2pm. Register and hear expert Tom Lee discuss the details of the CMS final rule for 2019 participation in the QPP.
The final 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and the Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule released. And CMS finalized innovative changes to the Medicare payment rules for Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies and the End-Stage Renal Disease programs.
If you’re interested in forming a virtual group for the 2019 MIPS performance year, the election period is now open. To form a virtual group, you must follow an election process and submit your election to CMS via e-mail by December 31, 2018.
By Matthew Fusan – May 2018 marked the tenth anniversary of American Ninja Warrior, the series that tapped into the intensity of the American competitive spirit and inspired a whole new growth segment in the fitness industry. MIPS is CMS’ American Ninja Warrior, inspiring the movement in healthcare from volume to value.
Join Answers Media Network on this upcoming webinar event as we bring thought leaders together for a virtual roundtable discussion on how the industry is doing in its transition to value-based care, and what lies ahead.
On July 12th, CMS released proposed changes to its Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program. CMS is seeking comment on various QPP provisions in the NPRM. Comments are due by 5:00 pm ET on September 10.
View New Quality Payment Program Demo Videos on How to Access 2017 MIPS Performance Feedback and How to Request a Targeted Review. To help you access your performance feedback or request a targeted review, CMS has posted four new demonstration videos.
By Jon Melling – Healthcare providers have made big investments in enabling technologies that bring data-driven approaches to care delivery. Some of the clinical and financial IT resources that healthcare organizations have made strides with include:
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