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.
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.
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.
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.
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