MIPS 2018

Targeted Review of MIPS 2018 Feedback Reports

The moment of truth is here. The Performance Feedback Reports for MIPS 2018 became available earlier in July. In this blog, we will focus on the things you need to know to timely review your feedback report and request a Targeted Review in case you find a discrepancy in the report.

2018 MIPS Performance Feedback Now Available

Performance feedback is now available for the 2018 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year. The feedback presents your final score, including the Cost Category, year-to-year Quality Improvement (if applicable) and the payment adjustment that you will receive. This blog explains how to navigate your performance feedback report.

MIPS Report Cards Coming Soon on Physician Compare

Quality Payment Program performance data for 2017 will be publicly available on Physician Compare website in early 2019 to help the Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers make informed decisions, and to encourage clinicians to deliver quality care. With that, MIPS score and its impact on reputation will begin to get very real. This data will serve as the MIPS report card for all providers participating in QPP (MIPS, APMs). So, it would be best to understand what data would be published on Physician Compare, in what format, and for whom.

MIPS 2018 Eligibility Check and Reporting Options

The time is ripe to direct the attention towards MIPS 2018 submissions. To get ready, the first step is to check the participation status and then evaluate the reporting options to determine the option that will get you the highest MIPS score and maximize the payment adjustment. As you embark on the preparations for second year of MIPS, there are 3 significant changes that you must be aware of:

The Riddle of MIPS 2018 Participation Status

Recently, QPP tool was updated to reflect the latest MIPS 2018 Participation Status. This was referred to as the “Final 2018 MIPS Eligibility Status” in a recent CMS newsletter, which has many MIPS eligible clinicians and groups thoroughly confused. This blog aims at removing the confusion by helping clinicians understand how the MIPS 2018 participation status is determined and if they would be required to participate in MIPS.

The Price and Cost of MIPS Submission

I am often asked how does MyMipsScore differ from the many “submission” options available in the market. A demo of our solution usually answers that question satisfactorily. But how do you compare yourself with a free option provided by the government? I am going to address that elephant in the room today…..