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.
If you participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017, your MIPS final score and performance feedback is now available for review on the Quality Payment Program website.
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.
On Tuesday, January 2, CMS launched a new data submission system for clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program. Clinicians can now submit all of their 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data through one platform on the qpp.cms.gov website.
By Jim Tate – The Office of Inspector General last week released the Followup Review: CMS’s Management of The Quality Payment Program. In 2016 OIG published their initial assessment of the management of the QPP by CMS.
By Matthew Fusan – CMS released the much anticipated 2018 Quality Payment Program final rule. While most of what was in the proposed rule ultimately made it into the final rule there was one surprise along with many indicators of what to expect as the QPP continues to mature over the next several years.
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:
As proposed in the 2018 Quality Payment Program proposed rule, solo practitioners and groups can choose to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as a virtual group for the 2018 performance period.
CMS issued a final rule for the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule and final rule with comment period for the QPP.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the 2018 performance period electronic Clinical Quality Measure Logic Flows for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals to the eCQI Resource Center.
The QPP Hardship Exception Application for the 2017 transition year is now available on the Quality Payment Program website. EPs who are first-time participants in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2017 are also eligible to apply for a one-time hardship exception. Applications are due by October 1, 2017.
By John Halamka MD – I’m in China this week, meeting with government, academia, and industry leaders in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai, and Suzhou. The twelve hour time difference means that I can work a day in China, followed by a day in Boston. For the next 7 days, I’ll truly be living on both sides of the planet.
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