This fact sheet contains information about the inaugural release of the SNF QRP data on the Nursing Home Compare website that occurred on October 24, 2018.
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.
CMS announced that 1,299 entities have signed agreements with the agency to participate in the Administration’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement – Advanced (BPCI Advanced) Model.
CMS started mailing new Medicare cards to people with Medicare who live in Wave 6 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
CMS Administrative Simplification includes standards and operating rules for common health care electronic transactions. Widespread use of standards and operating rules for administrative transactions—where everyone uses the same language, format, and codes—can lead to substantial savings across the health care community.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the National Library of Medicine published updates to the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) value sets to align with the most recent releases to terminologies…
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.
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.
By Jordan Rau – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is not known for linguistic playfulness. Nonetheless, at least one person there must have been chuckling when it named its rich new data source for nursing home staffing levels the Payroll-Based Journal, or PBJ.
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