By Anshu Jindal – In a previous blog, we had discussed some of the recent updates announced by CMS for MIPS. One of those updates was the release of Quality benchmarks for 2018. There are 4 key things you need to understand about Quality benchmarks:
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – Under MACRA, Advancing Care Information category of MIPS replaced Meaningful Use. As we discussed briefly in the 10 step overview of MIPS, ACI scoring under MIPS is determined based on the provider’s performance.
By Anshu Jindal – Holiday times are over. 2018 is here and it brings a flurry of activity with it. It is time for 2017 MIPS data submissions, and start off the second year of MIPS on the right foot.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – A significant addition to the scoring component in 2018 is the “Improvement Scoring” bonus points for the Quality and the Cost categories. As the name suggests, these are bonus points available in 2018.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – CMS finalized the QPP Rule for the performance year 2018. A key takeaway is that the cost performance category would have a 10% weightage in calculation of the final MIPS score in 2018. Here are the seven things you need to know to prepare for the Cost category for 2018:
By Anshu Jindal – Unlike most tales, where you can enjoy any version of your liking, the key facts in this tale have long-term implications for healthcare providers and organizations, both in terms of money and reputation.
By Anshu Jindal – This past Easter, as I watched a fellow shopper carefully picking out a basket and the Easter eggs to fill it with, I wished it was that simple for MIPS eligible clinicians to decide which quality measures to pick and which submission method to use. But it’s not.
By Anshu Jindal – The onset of MACRA in 2017 marks the big shift to value-based-care. It is a big and bold step towards providing best possible quality at the lowest possible cost. An initiative of such proportion inherently has a lot of moving parts.
By Anshu Jindal – Recently Medicare Part-B providers got their much awaited MIPS eligibility status letters from CMS. If you got MIPS exempt status as individuals (NPI level), pay close attention.
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