By Erica Arias – The first half of the year has flown by so quickly. You’ve already wrapped up submission and implemented key strategies to be successful in the current performance year for MIPS.
By Beth Houck – MS designed the MIPS program to be a catalyst for change, offering healthcare organizations a low-risk path to gradually transition to value-based payment models. Many organizations reacted negatively, viewing MIPS as another complex federal compliance program, which it certainly is.
CMS has posted a new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resource to the QPP Resource Library to answer questions and provide additional information on 2019 group participation in MIPS.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has officially opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in Year 2 (2018) of the Quality Payment Program.
Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars on the details of the CMS Quality Payment Program. Two MIPS performance years down, and now we embark on the most competitive MIPS performance year yet in 2019.
CMS has updated the “Explore Measures” tool on the Quality Payment Program website for the 2019 performance period. The website now includes 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) measures and activities for the four performance categories.
Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars. Next Thursday we will be discussing what you should be thinking about and doing now to maximize MIPS performance.
Download these new resources available from SA Ignite on 2019 MIPS, from NextGate on harnessing provider data, and from Software Advice their newest guide on medical billing software.
CMS Updates eCQM Resources for the 2019 Performance Period for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals
CMS has updated the list of eCQMs that are fully specified and are available to be used for the 2019 performance period in the Quality Payment Program, which were finalized in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.
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