MIPS to go MVP status in 2021, become simpler, more APM-friendly, rule says

Please enjoy this special article from PartB News. Subscribers to PartB News may click here to read the whole newsletter.Perhaps the biggest news impacting your participation in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) doesn’t have to do with 2020 (PBN 8/12/19). The Pathways (MVP) version of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is slated to launch in 2021 and offers sufficiently…

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The QPP 2020 Proposed Rule: What are the Major Changes and What Can we Do?

Since no one has time and likely very little inclination to read 808 pages of government documentation on an already burdensome MIPS program, Patient360 has you covered!  The following few pages give you a down and dirty summary of what you need to know.While some positive aspects exist for 2020 (a.k.a., “Year 4”) QPP, there are also significant changes for…

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“MIPS for Beginners” in 2019

Have you ever wondered: How do I meet the 2019 MIPS Minimum Threshold?Hmmmmm…  what does that even mean: “Minimum Threshold?”  Simply put, it is the minimum amount of points a TIN needs to earn in order to avoid the negative payment adjustment in the MIPS program.  The good news is, meeting the minimum threshold in 2019, or what we at…

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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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