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2018 Promoting Interoperability Facts

In 2017, most healthcare organizations were very familiar with the Advancing Care Information (ACI) category under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). And we became very familiar with the ACI acronym. Fast forward to 2018. CMS has...

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When Should You Expect MIPS Performance Feedback?

When should you expect MIPS Performance Feedback? As of April 3, 2018, the submission period for 2017 Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) closed. And the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently in the process of...

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2018 MIPS Eligibility Tool Has Been Released

MIPS Participation Tool The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the MIPS Participation Tool has been updated. You can now check on your 2018 eligibility for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). What is...

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5 MIPS Quality Facts You Should Know About

Whether a term used to ensure organizations are meeting the needs of the customer, or a measure of excellence, quality is a term that is generally used to describe a trait or characteristic. The Institute of Medicine defines health care quality...

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MIPS Data Submission is Available

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the data submission system for clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program has been launched. Clinicians can now submit all of their 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment...

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What Can We Expect From MIPS Year 2?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) recently issued the final rule will comment period for the second year of the Quality Payment Program. While Year 2 is said to be transitional, CMS has said they are making some minor changes and also...

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CMS Announces MIPS Milestone

According to the CMS announcement, it is not too late to participate in the first year " the transition year " of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). With their announcement CMS appears to be giving a hint that the best...

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2017 Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application

MIPS eligible clinicians and groups may qualify for a reweighting of their Advancing Care Information performance category score to 0% of the final score, and can submit a hardship exception application, for one of the following specified...

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Section 1557 Frequently Asked Questions

In mid-October 2016, CMS requirements under Section 1557 Final Rule began. Healthcare Compliance Pros has answered several questions regarding Section 1557. The following list includes answers to the top frequently asked questions we have...

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5 Advancing Care Information Facts You Should Know About

Included in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Advancing Care Information replaces the Medicare EHR Incentive Program, a.k.a. Meaningful Use. Advancing Care Information makes up 25% of your 2017 Performance Score and focused on the...

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