MIPS: Why a “Skating By” Strategy will put Your Practice at Risk in 2021 and Beyond The stakes increased significantly in the MIPS program beginning in performance year 2019 and even more so into 2021. It has become 15x harder to avoid the penalty than in MIPS program year 1. Now, practices need to perform...Read More
America’s healthcare system is experiencing a paradigm shift, driven by the need for quality care instead of quantity of care. Providers are encouraged to provide a better, higher standard of care instead of turning a practice into a factory, churning out patients at high volume. As CMS works to shift from fee-for-service to a value-based...Read More
We are currently experiencing a once-in-a-century pandemic that has turned our usual way of life on its head. MIPS reporting has fallen to the wayside of saving lives and maintaining sanity as we work to adjust to a new normal. Practices should understand their options and what could still be earned by MIPS reporting in...Read More
As we find ourselves midway through 2020, there is much uncertainty about successfully reporting to avoid penalty under MIPS. Since 2017, CMS has offered too many “easy” reporting techniques that result in no penalty. This course will result in many clinicians and practices being ill-prepared to reach the 45- and 60-point thresholds needed to avoid...Read More
Are you worried about the 2019 MIPS Promoting Interoperability category? The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) replaced the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), which was how CMS previously controlled the cost of Medicare Payments to physicians. MACRA is aimed at strengthening Medicare access, improving physician payments, and encouraging better patient care...Read More
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