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Register for Web Stream of ONC’s 2nd Interoperability Forum

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:48
Health Policy Health Information Technology (HIT), Practitioners Register for the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) 2nd Interoperability Forum on August 6 and 8. In-person attendance is now full, but you can still register for the streaming sessions on those dates. Go here to register:...

Leading Edge Acceleration Projects Funding Opportunity

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:46
Health Policy Health Information Technology (HIT), Practitioners The Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health Information Technology seeks to address well-documented and fast-emerging health IT challenges. The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) Notice of Funding Opportunity is specifically interested in innovative...

CMS Offers Guidance to Help Understand Your MIPS Score

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:41
Health Policy Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Payment, Merit-Based Incentive Program Payment System (MIPS), Practitioners CMS posted the 2017 Performance Feedback User Guide to help eligible clinicians and groups understand their 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment...

CMS Proposed Rule Offers New SNF Specialty Measure Set and Other Big Changes

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:30
Health Policy Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Payment, Alternative Payment Models (APM), Coding, Reimbursement, & Documentation, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act (MACRA), Merit-Based Incentive Program Payment System (MIPS), Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Quality Payment Program (QPP), Practice Management, Practitioners Late last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule for 2019.  It includes provisions for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for...

MIPS 2019 Payment Adjustment Fact Sheet

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:51
Health Policy Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Payment, Merit-Based Incentive Program Payment System (MIPS), Practitioners CMS posted a fact sheet to help eligible clinicians and groups understand their Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2019 payment adjustment...

CMS Proposed Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:49
Health Policy Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Payment, Alternative Payment Models (APM), Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act (MACRA), Merit-Based Incentive Program Payment System (MIPS), Quality Payment Program (QPP), Practitioners, Quality This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes that would increase the amount of time that doctors and other clinicians can spend with their patients by reducing the burden of paperwork that clinicians face when billing Medicare. The proposed rules would...