We know that those Eligible Clinicians (EC) who will be impacted by MIPS will have their Medicare Part B charges affected. It also appears there is a strong possibility that their Part B drug charges will also be affected.
The tale of 90 days of MIPS reporting has been told and retold many times, and like it is with most tales, it has many versions. 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. So, please read carefully.
Sometimes it is not what is said but what is omitted that can be the problem. Here are a few items to be aware of in your quest to achieve a high MIPS score.
Did it cross your mind that what would be the point of doing all the work getting ready for MIPS when CMS is offering “Pick Your Pace Options”? If it did, you are not alone. But, do you understand how much incentive money you would be giving up by using the One Patient, One Measure option?
Accurate information is critical for anyone affected by the CMS MACRA/MIPS program. There is just too much at stake to allow fake news related to MIPS to take one down the wrong road.
The last 90 continuous day performance period to report on MIPS, October 2, 2017, is just around the corner. If you haven’t already started with preparation for MIPS, the 2016 Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRUR), which were released yesterday, can serve as a good starting point. Let’s take a look at how you can leverage the 2015 and 2016 QRURs to jump-start your MIPS readiness
As promised last week, here is another collateral effect of the MIPS score. This one is for our friends in the legal community...
There are many reasons why MIPS score is of critical importance. Reimbursement, practice value, and professional reputation are all directly impacted by a MIPS score. Here is yet another collateral impact of a MIPS score: the ability to obtain and maintain a loan.
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.