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Will your electronic health record meet requirements for MIPS in 2023?

Dec 21, 2022 1:59:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS, EHR, quality payment program

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Today we share a recent newsletter from CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services):

 

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Important news from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Dec 13, 2022 9:10:27 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS, medicare, quality payment program

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Green Office Folder with Inscription Audit on Office Desktop with Office Supplies and Modern Laptop. Audit Business Concept on Blurred Background. Audit - Toned Image. 3DCMS has contracted with an entity ("Guidehouse") to conduct audits of data submitted as part of the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). These audits will  look at Performance Years 2019, 2020 and 2021, and notification emails will begin in January 2023.

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Carefully check status of all providers in QPP and PECOS!

Sep 21, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS, QPP, practice management

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Check all providers in your practice in PECOS to ensure they are associated with the appropriate practice Tax ID number. 

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Is Your Organization Using the Security Risk Assessment Tool?

Sep 14, 2022 3:15:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MACRA, MIPS, QPP

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Join the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) on a webinar about the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) tool.

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MIPS Promoting Interoperability: The SAFER Guide Measure

Jul 6, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS, Promoting Interoperability, EHR

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Whether reporting under traditional MIPS or using the APM pathway, you are required to report data for the Promoting Interoperability Category. One new measure to review concerns the SAFER Guides.

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Medicare Payment Adjustments

Apr 27, 2022 3:45:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MACRA, MIPS, practice management

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If you are seeing changes in reimbursements for Medicare services, it may be related to the sequestration payment adjustments.

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2022 MIPS Promoting Interoperability Webinar

Mar 3, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS, Promoting Interoperability

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Save the date for a webinar brought to you by our colleagues at Mountain Area Health Education Center

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Deadline for EUC Application Closes 12/31/21

Dec 15, 2021 1:52:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MACRA, MIPS, quality payment program

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Given the public health emergency, participants in the Quality Payment Program may find it difficult to meet the requirements for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for program year 2021.

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​MIPS: CMS Opens PY 2021 Hardship Exceptions Applications   ​

May 26, 2021 5:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS

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Applications are now open for the MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Hardship Exception and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception for the 2021 Performance Year.  

Application Deadline: Those interested must submit their applications to CMS by December 31, 2021.   

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​Latest MIPS News… Cost Category Reweighted for PY2020  ​

May 26, 2021 10:51:39 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in MIPS

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The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) cost performance category weight is 15% of the final score for the 2020 performance period/2022 MIPS payment year. CMS announced the reweighting the cost performance category from 15% to 0% for the 2020 performance period.  

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