By William A. Hyman – While there were many interesting things addressed in the May 23rd webinar “ABCs of the QPP: Learnings & Trends in Value-Based Care – A Retrospective” which was hosted by Answers Media Network, I was intrigued by the timeline of programs past, present, and planned.
You can now check the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool to view your final 2018 eligibility status for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
By Jim Tate – Back in August I wrote a post entitled, “MIPS and EHR Certification: Most Asked Question”. The issue at hand was when did MIPS eligible providers need to be using 2015 Edition Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT).
Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars. This Thursday we will be discussing the details of the recently release 2019 QPP Final Rule from CMS last week.
CMS finalizes changes to advance innovation, restore focus on patients. Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program will shift clinicians’ time from completing unnecessary paperwork to providing innovative, high-quality patient care.
By Rod Baird – CMS appears to be considering a major change in direction for its entire spectrum of Resource Use measures. If these changes are adopted, they definitely effect the MIPS program.
CMS has posted the following new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resources on CMS.gov Visit the Quality Payment Program Resource Library on CMS.gov to review new and existing QPP resources.
By Jim Tate – The MIPS scores based on 2017 reporting periods have been calculated. For now, only providers have access to their scores. It is easy to do. Sign in at the QPP website and you can view your final MIPS score as well as payment adjustment information.
Attend the next the ABCs of the QPP Thursday, September 20th. Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite as we continue our series of webinars on the details of the MACRA final rule.
By David Lareau – Long a favorite topic of discussion among health IT insiders, interoperability has finally started to earn the attention of a wider industry audience. To list just two of many possible recent examples…
CMS developed and published the 2019 performance period electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) flows for eligible clinicians and eligible professionals to the eCQI Resource Center.
CMS updated its Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool to include 2018 Qualifying APM Participant (QP) and MIPS APM status. The tool has been updated based on calculations from the first snapshot of data from APM entities.
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