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Updates and news about QPP and revenue cycle for physician practices


11
Nov

If you submitted 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data, you can now view your performance feedback including your 2018 MIPS final scor...

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30
Aug

Promoting Interoperability (PI) is the latest rendition of the Meaningful Use program. The PI performance category, one of the four performance catego...

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05
Jul

On June 28, 2019, CMS made available Comparative Billing Reports (CBRs) to dermatologists enrolled in the Medicare program. CMS has scheduled a free w...

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26
Jun

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Guidehouse to conduct data validation and audits of a select number of Merit-ba...

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03
May

The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy announced a third party platform that allows integration between the Louisiana Prescription Monitoring Program (LA PMP...

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22
Apr

A new state law called Billing by Contracted Healthcare Providers went into effect August 1, 2018.

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01
Apr

How to calculate your Quality score in 2019 This is not a mistake! The 2019 MIPS Composite Score is the sum of four different performance categorie...

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26
Feb

The third year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) has started. The inclusion of opioid-related measures and activities, as well as the addition of p...

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15
Feb

The payment adjustments from the 2017 Performance Year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) are being applied to the 2019 dates of service and are sho...

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06
Feb

In addition to a very small increase in the conversion factor to $36.04 (from $35.99), the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule included some ne...

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01
Feb

You may still be able to avoid a five percent penalty! Here are a few important key items to consider about QPP before you get too far into 2019. A...

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09
Jan

The MACRA legislation passed in 2015 created the Quality Payment Program (QPP). There are two pathways in the QPP: MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Payment...

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14
Nov

If you are a MIPS eligible clinician or group AND you did not submit data in 2017, don't plan to submit data in 2018 or 2019 AND generate at least $20...

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02
Nov

You can still avoid a QPP Penalty without an EHR! Do you see the N700 remark code on your Medicare EOBs? If your EOBs from Medicare include this remar...

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13
Aug

One of the most talked about recommendations of the 2019 QPP Proposed Rule is the proposed changes to the current Evaluation and Management (E&M) code...

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19
Jul

Providers are encouraged to submit their comments and suggestions on the QPP Year 3 Proposed Final Rule before September 10, 2018.

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22
Jun

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30
Apr

Providers must check the federal and state exclusion databases for all employees, owners, managers and providers in their practices to avoid monetary...

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28
Mar

We summarize the regulations and requirements for QPP in 2018 so you can avoid a 5% Medicare penalty in 2020.

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16
Mar

We summarize the regulations and requirements for QPP in 2018 so you can avoid a 5% Medicare penalty in 2020.

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14
Feb

If you're an eligible clinician who submitted 2017 Quality performance data for MIPS via claims, you'll now be able to view your performance scores th...

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19
Jan

We will summarize the regulations and requirements for QPP in 2018 so that you can AVOID a 5% Medicare penalty in 2020.

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18
Dec

Here are a few things for your medical practice to keep in mind as 2017 winds down.

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27
Nov

We've created a downloadable reference sheet of key indicators that can help you identify opportunities for improvements that may lead to a more consi...

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13
Nov

Registering for and monitoring the Louisiana Prescription Drug Monitoring Program can help both Quality Payment Program performance (avoiding a Medica...

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