Do I Need to Report MIPS in 2023?

In the new year, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the new standards and expectations for your practice. That’s why we’ve broken down the nitty-gritty basics you’ll need to thrive in this new year — both for your patients, and your practice. First, let’s get our vernacular handled so we’re on the same page. “Must Report” versus “Can Report”…

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Are you ready for MVPs?

The MIPS Value Pathways (MVP) Program Originally presented as part of the 2020 Final Rule, the MIPS Value Pathways (MVP) program continues to receive significant attention as it evolves. MVPs will be officially launched in 2023 and require providers to report on a smaller set of measures. Theoretically, by limiting the volume of measures, CMS will be able to effect…

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2022 Final Rule Blog

The 2022 Quality Payment Program Final Rule CMS released the 2022 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Final Rule. We will walk you through the details below, but you can also find additional resources on the 2022 Quality Payment Program website which provide useful visuals describing changes to the program compared to prior years. Summary In short, there were no surprises with…

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MIPS Data Completeness

MIPS Data Completeness Requirements With the 2022 MIPS reporting year approaching, a question frequently asked is “what exactly does CMS mean when they say data completeness, especially with regard to the quality category?” To understand data completeness we first need to understand MIPS reporting requirements. MIPS reporting requires data on 6 quality measures for the full performance year. This includes…

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ACO/APP reporting and QRDAIII

As we approach the MIPS 2022 reporting deadline, new information about the APP rollout and data integration has become apparent, especially concerning data completeness requirements and QRDA III file types. We know from CMS that QRDA is defined as: The Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) is the data submission standard used for various quality measurement and reporting initiatives. QRDA creates…

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