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Fixing MACRA Should Mean Fixing the APM Pathway

By DAVID INTROCASO and SCOTT HINES, MD The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has been discussing for well over a year how to reinvent the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act’s (MACRA) Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).   As a result the commission intends to finalize substantial MIPS program reform recommendations in January.  Though MedPAC

New RISE Registry Dashboard Will Help Rheumatologists Monitor MIPS Quality Scores

Quality measures reported by rheumatology practices using the RISE registry significantly varied in the first quarter of 2017, with financial repercussions for practices through the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), according to research presented at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

MedPAC Sinks Deeper Into the MACRA Tar Pit

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

Direct Adverse Effects of MOC® on Patients

5 months agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

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

CMS Approves GIQuIC as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry for the 2017 Reporting Year

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.

MACRA Is Broken. It Needs to Go.

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

MedPAC finally concedes MACRA’s MIPS program can’t work

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

EVENT - Join the AMA for a MACRA/QPP update on April 20 at 7pm ET.

9 months agoHealth :

AMA Webinar Register Now Appears on:: Understanding Medicare Payment Reform (MACRA) Understanding Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) MACRA Resources by State & Speciality MACRA Acronyms Explained How to Prepare for Medicare’s New Payment Systems Medicare Alternative Payment Models Efforts to Improve Medicare Payment Reform

CareCloud EHR Offers Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Success Guarantee for Medical Groups

  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 Unveils MIPS Calculator to Estimate Payments Under New MACRA Rule

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


last yearHealth :

Webinar Attend Appears on:: Understanding Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) MACRA Acronyms Explained Appears on category: Medicare Payment & Delivery Changes

Keep hierarchical condition categories in mind when you code

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to 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 EHR/PM Platform is MACRA/MIPS Ready

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

Rheumatology Leaders Respond to MACRA Proposed Rule

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

Rules on New Payment Models MIPS APMs

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

November JACR Focuses on Practice Management Issues

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.

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