CMS announced the Top 25 Participants selected to advance to Stage 1 of the CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge. These Participants will demonstrate how AI tools – such as deep learning and neural networks – can be used to predict unplanned….
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On November 1, 2019, CMS issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) effective on or after January 1, 2020.
If you’re interested in forming a virtual group for the 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year, the election period started October 1st. To form a virtual group, you must follow an election process and submit your election to CMS…
Over Halfway Through 2019: What You Need to Know About 2019 Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has posted the following new resources to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:
CMS recently released a Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters article about reporting Patient Relationship Categories and Codes on Medicare claims.
On August 2, CMS issued the Fiscal Year 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System and the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Prospective Payment System final rule.
CMS released its proposed policies for the 2020 performance year of the Quality Payment Program via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Comments due by Sept. 27, 2019
If you submitted 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data, you can now view your performance feedback and MIPS final score on the Quality Payment Program website.
CMS requires that all eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals use 2015 Edition certified electronic health record technology to meet the requirements of the Promoting Interoperability Programs.
By Seema Verma – Approximately 60 million Americans or roughly 1 in 5 live in rural areas, with nearly every state having a rural county. The Trump Administration recognizes the significant obstacles faced by patients and providers in rural areas.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services continues to update the Promoting Interoperability Programs website to include new and updated information to help participants succeed in the 2019 program year.
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