By Jim Tate – Now, I’m not a mathematician, but I can count to ten. So, I wasn’t expecting any problems when I decided to look at the recently released MIPS Final Scores for the 2017 reporting period.
Physicians across the country and across specialties are urging CMS to reduce the harms and burdens of prior authorization by incorporating Consensus Principles into its policies and encouraging other payers to do so as well.
By Abhinav Aggarwal – Fall isn’t just about football. There is another game heating up this season, and the costs of losing could be devasting. Just like football, the Medicare Advantage market is highly competitive, with each player fighting to score big.
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.
Nine organizations who represent a diverse array of healthcare providers wrote Seema Verma, administrator of CMS, urging the agency pay as soon as possible the 5 percent bonus for participation in Advanced Alternative Payment Models.
By Charlie Goldberg – Upon returning home from last month’s Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference in Chicago, I took the opportunity to reflect on how things have changed since attending the conference in 2002 and how CMS, states and vendors continue to face…
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.
Now Playing on HealthcareNOW Radio
Get Our RCM Answers News Digest
HealthcareNOW Radio – Episodes On Demand
Miss any episodes of your favorite HealthcareNOW Radio shows? Find them all on our SoundCloud Channel. Play or Download Here