By KIP SULLIVAN, JD The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has done it again. At their October 4, 2017 meeting they agreed to repeal the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), an insanely complex and evidence-free pay-for-performance scheme within the larger program known as MACRA. Instead of examining how they made such a serious mistake in
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) successfully lobbied to have their proprietary Maintenance of Certification® (MOC®) program included in the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment Program of the new Center for Medicare and...Show More Summary
BETHESDA, MD, June 1, 2017 - The GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd. (GIQuIC) Registry has been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for reporting to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for the 2017 reporting year.
By KIP SULLIVAN At its January 12, 2017 meeting, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) made it clear they had reached the conclusion that the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) cannot work (see my last post ). MIPS is the larger of the two programs within MACRA; the Alternative Payment Model (APM) program is the
By KIP SULLIVAN, JD It’s official: the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has at long last decided that MACRA’s MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) can’t work. MedPAC reached this decision at its January 12 and March 2, 2017 meetings. Its principle rationale was that measuring “merit” (quality and cost) at the individual physician level, which
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Cloud-based practice management EHR provider CareCloud announced today it has integrated Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) regulations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) into their clinical qualityShow More Summary
Innovaccer Inc., a Silicon Valley-based healthcare analytics company has unveiled a Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Calculator, a free tool for healthcare providers to estimate the financial impacts of MIPS as per the latest MACRA rule. The MIPS Calculator has been designed with an aim to help all the providers planning to participate in MIPS... Read More
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A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. This will not be another article focused on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and its Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Everyone else is writing about that. (But I can’t promise that I won’t mention MIPS at all.) Hopefully, by now, […]
Aprima Medical Software announced today that the Aprima EHR/PM platform is compliant to help practices earn incentives based on the currently proposed rules for Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS is a proposed...Show More Summary
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) praised the agency for recognizing the important role qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs) will play in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) payment pathway, but expressed a...Show More Summary
The much anticipated proposed regulations on the implementation of MACRA relating to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in Medicare Fee-for-Service have finally been released. MACRAShow More Summary
he November Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR(r)) examines practice management issues, ranging from the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) to quality and safety in a radiation oncology department to a look at the impact of Imaging 3.0.