Best Practices for eCQM Data Collection for APP Reporting

The landscape of eCQM (Electronic Clinical Quality Measures) data collection is evolving, with healthcare practices facing new challenges and opportunities. This article delves into the intricacies of eCQM data collection and reporting requirements, offering insights into the transition from CMS Web Interface to Medicare CQMs, the importance of meeting data completeness thresholds, and the implications of the MVP Framework on…

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Migrating from GPRO/Web Interface Reporting to eCQM/CQM Reporting: Read This Before You Begin

Healthcare providers and organizations are currently navigating the transition from the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO)/Web Interface to the Alternative Payment Model (APM) Performance Pathways (APP). This change marks a significant shift in the way quality reporting is managed and requires careful planning and adaptation. In this article, we will explore the essentials of this migration process, including understanding the…

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MIPS Value Pathways: What You Need to Know

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is an integral component of the healthcare payment structure, incentivizing quality and cost-efficient care. As we approach 2024, it's crucial for medical practices to understand the nuances of MIPS, especially the traditional MIPS requirements. This article delves into the essential aspects that practices need to know about MIPS 2024, offering guidance on eligibility, performance…

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eCQM Basics: Understanding Electronic Measures

The integration of electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) within healthcare systems signifies a pivotal shift towards data-driven quality improvement and accountability. eCQMs are designed to leverage data from electronic health records (EHRs) to evaluate and enhance patient care, streamline clinical processes, and inform healthcare policy. This article delves into the essentials of eCQMs, exploring their definition, evolution, and key components,…

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Cost-Effectiveness of ACOs Explained

In the evolving landscape of healthcare, you face the challenge of delivering high-quality care while managing costs efficiently. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) represent a solution by focusing on coordinated care that aims to reduce unnecessary spending. ACOs strive to enhance patient care quality by adopting a model that rewards providers for achieving health outcomes that matter to patients at lower…

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Technology’s Role in ACO Success

In the evolving landscape of healthcare, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) strive to improve patient outcomes while reducing costs. You play a part in this transformation as technology becomes a pivotal asset in achieving these goals. Technology not only streamlines operations but also enhances the quality of care through advanced analytics, patient engagement tools, and comprehensive reporting capabilities. Patient360 emerges as…

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