The tale of Goldilocks and her penchant for finding things that are “Just Right” strikes a perfect chord with MIPS. On one hand Physician Organizations, healthcare thought leaders, and CMS are trying....
One definition of "hacking" is to “modify in a skillful or clever way”. So, let’s take a look at MIPS and examine one potential hack that falls into the “skillful or clever” category.
FHIR has gained a lot of momentum in a very short time. Learn with the help of a a simple scenario to demonstrate how FHIR could drastically reduce data entry burden for reporting the Quality Performance Category.
Are you wondering if MIPS score of 100 is achievable? Well it is with some strategic planning and knowing where to focus on. Read on to find out how.
The power of team spirit is deeply ingrained in MIPS. The incentives are designed in a way that promote coordination and shared responsibility at the group level.
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
You may not believe in Karma or the permanence of soul, but if you are a MIPS eligible clinician, you better care about your MIPS score that you are going to carry with you on your journey onward.
Sometimes we don’t need the eyes of a child to tell us what is obvious. It is the elephant in the room that everyone sees but doesn’t mention. It is the Open Secret that everyone knows but strives to avoid. Let me get right to the point.
The sailing season is upon us. MACRA came into effect on Jan 1st 2017, and in the blink of an eye, we are in the second quarter already. It's high time that you unmoor your MIPS boat and go sailing if you intend to conquer MACRA waters.
Whether you call it “20/20 hindsight” or “buyer’s regret” I am always haunted by the Father of All Questions, “What if?”. Even poets speak of the dilemma when “two roads diverged in a yellow wood”. Well Dear Reader, I will not leave you at the crossroads tossing coins for divine inspiration. For 2017 MIPS, I will tell you exactly what to do.