MIPS gEHRiMed February 7th, 2017

MIPS

MIPS Overview

MIPS 2017 – A Critical Year for LTPAC Practitioners MACRA Background The Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) MACRA places each Medicare Part B provider into the following categories: Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) – 80% of all clinicians. Advanced Alternative Payment Models (Advanced APMs) – fewer than 5% of all clinicians. ... Click to continue reading

Improvement Activities

Improvement Activities Improvement Activities (IA) is the new performance category of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). It counts for 15% of eligible clinicians’ MIPS score in year one of CMS’ Quality Payment Program. Unlike the other three MIPS categories, IA does not replace any current program and is a completely new concept. All MIPS ... Click to continue reading

MIPS FAQ

MIPS LTPAC – Specific FAQ

MIPS Quality

MIPS: Quality Previously referred to as PQRS, the Quality component of MIPS will represent 60% of your MIPS composite score. What does quality mean to you, as a medical practitioner or practice manager? It probably implies the concept of delivering care directly to patients with good outcomes, and good treatment protocols. If you’re trying to ... Click to continue reading

Advancing Care Information (ACI)

MIPS Component: Advancing Care Information Previously referred to as Meaningful Use, Advancing Care Information (ACI) will represent 25% of your MIPS composite score. Capturing and reporting data is one of the most important activities in the back office of a medical group. At gEHRiMed we’ve simplified this onerous task by developing data-sharing interfaces with facility ... Click to continue reading

MIPS 2017 Resource Use

MIPS 2017: Resource Use The Resource Use component of MIPS will not factor into your overall MIPS score in 2017. CMS will calculate the proposed cost measures based on the 2017 performance period for informational purposes only. However, MIPS appears to be designed our Resource Use; this component of the program increases in scoring every year. ... Click to continue reading

How to Win with MIPS

MIPS 2017: How to Win! MIPS is complicated. We make it easier. gEHRiMed equips you with the tools necessary to avoid a downward payment adjustment. Our activated MIPS alerts notify practitioners when the patient qualifies for further evaluation. The MIPS Final Rule is composed of nearly 300 quality measures, and 50 of those measures are related ... Click to continue reading

How to Avoid Penalties

MIPS 2017: How to Avoid Penalties MIPS is complicated. We make it easier. gEHRiMed equips you with the tools necessary to avoid a downward payment adjustment. Our activated MIPS alerts notify practitioners when the patient qualifies for further evaluation. We’re here to be your partner in avoiding penalties, while trying to optimize your ability to ... Click to continue reading