MIPS Eligibility in 2019 – What’s New and What are your Options?

2019 MIPS eligibility tool has been updated!  CMS has finally updated the “look-up tool” for 2019 MIPS so providers may find out if they are eligible and also see what reporting options are available to them this year.  Similar to 2018, there will be no letter from CMS letting you know whether you have to report.  Again this year, the burden falls…

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The 2019 MIPS Quality Benchmarks Fact Sheet

Understanding the Quality Measure Benchmarks is often confusing!We have the 2019 MIPS Quality Benchmarks Fact Sheet here for you to review. Please take a look and see whats new for 2019. If you'd like to learn more, here are two other documents with more indepth information on the 2019 MIPS Measures.MIPS Measures With Multiple Performance2019 MIPS Quality Historic BenchmarksAs always, if…

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Patient360 is Ready for 2019 MIPS Reporting: Are You?

Once again, Patient360 maintains continued, uninterrupted status as both a CMS Qualified Registry (QR) and a CMS Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR.)  Why is this status important for MIPS 2019 reporting and beyond, and what does it mean for you? Patient360 is ready for 2019 MIPS reporting, are you?Quick history: In order to understand MIPS 2019, it’s important to know…

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MIPS in 2019 – What’s NEW, What Stays the Same and How to Stay Ahead

Now that everyone has had the chance to see their “underwhelming” scores for 2017 MIPS reporting, the industry is gearing up for year three of the MIPS Program. By now, most of you should have your process down pat and have become practiced at not only the measures that work best for your clinic, but also how to optimally collect relevant…

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The Verdict is in: QPP MIPS Bonus Underwhelms nearly everyone!

The Verdict is in: QPP MIPS Bonus Underwhelms, well, nearly everyone! So, you scored 100 points for your QPP MIPS final score and only received a positive 2.1% payment adjustment, eh? Where is that exceptional bonus anyway? Did anyone get a positive 4% payment adjustment? It seems not.We at Patient360 hate to burst everyone’s bubble, but when budget neutrality is involved,…

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Quality MIPS Measures You May Want to Avoid in 2018

There are certain Quality MIPS Measures you may want to avoid in 2018, as CMS has determined them to be “topped out” vs. other options. There are nuances to the discussion, but essentially these measures don’t afford maximum points and won’t optimize your score. As such, may make sense to choose other measures expected to have a longer shelf-life with…

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