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.
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 Matthew Fusan – Urologists and other specialty medical groups struggle to find ways to operationalize and comply with MIPS without disrupting workflows or diminishing their focus on patient care.
New InterviewsNOW Episode NOW on Demand with host Carol Flagg. A conversation with Timothy Mills, Chief Growth Officer, Alpha II on value-based care, MIPS, and maximizing reimbursement in 2018.
CMS is reporting these events, updates and deadlines for providers and hospitals on payment issues concerning Medicare and Medicaid. News includes MIPS webinar, device replacement billing, claim status code update, new Q code.
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