Quality Payment Program – Resources

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MIPS 2019 Timeline

The 2019 MIPS performance period is from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. For the Cost and Quality performance categories, data is collected for the full year. For the Improvement Activities and Promoting Interoperability performance categories, data is collected for at least a continuous 90-day period. If you submit 2019 data for MIPS by …

2018 QPP Series: A Closer Look at the Performance Requirements for 2019

The Quality Payment Program for Year 3 (2019) demonstrates steps toward maturity with a ramp up on the thresholds, incentives and penalties. The Year 3 Final Rule increases the requirements, yet still provides much flexibility and strives to reduce burden to clinicians. View this recording of the experts from Telligen QIO and SURS, Sandy Swallow …

Coffee Talk December 2018: Seeing the Value in MIPS

Feeling frustrated with all your MIPS efforts and what may seem like little reward in return? Review this webinar to better understand the value in the MIPS track, how it aligns with other payer incentive programs and prepares you for future payment reform initiatives. Listen to one of Colorado’s exceptional performers speak about their journey …

Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements: Who, What, Why & How

This free webinar teaches pharmacists about collaborative practice agreements, suggests how to establish these agreements, and includes sample language, practical considerations and more. The coursework is available until October 2021 and is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and the American Pharmacists Association.

Coffee Talk October 2018: Closing the Referral Loop is a Team Sport

As the Quality Payment Program matures, we see Health Information Exchange (HIE) and closing the referral loop evolve into a higher priority. To assist your practice in facilitating improved referrals, information flow and responsible designation between the primary care and the specialty practice this webinar explores “Care Coordination Agreements.” Dr. Carol Greenlee shares the High …

Everything You Need to Know About the MIPS Payment Adjustment

Confused about how the payment adjustment, whether up or down, will follow the MIPS eligible clinician for the MIPS program? Did you realize this is different from the previous years with the PQRS program? In PQRS the adjustment was applied to the TIN/NPI combination and if a clinician left the TIN the adjustment did not …

Coffee Talk September 2018: Demo of a Free Online 2018 MIPS Estimator Tool

Make your plan to succeed in the Quality Payment Program. Use the free online Stratis Health MIPS Estimator to determine which measures and data submission methods give you the highest baseline MIPS final score. Then, make workflow changes to improve patient outcomes and work towards improving your MIPS score to achieve the highest possible reimbursement. …

Letter to Doctors from CMS Administrator Seema Verma

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued several Medicare proposals in recent weeks. In this letter from CMS Administrator Seema Verma, she unpacks the agency’s goals and approach. She asks for providers to comment and provide feedback on the recent proposals. To submit comments, use the normal comment process for any proposed …

Recording of CMS Panel Discussion on E/M Coding Reform

On July 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed historic changes that would increase the amount of time that doctors and other clinicians can spend with their patients by reducing the burden of paperwork that clinicians face when billing Medicare. We have held listening sessions all over the country and heard from …

2018 MIPS Reference Sheet

This document provides details about the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP) final requirements for full participation in MIPS during the 2018 performance period. It also provides a full breakdown of the 2018 Composite Performance Score which is evaluated out of 100 points based on the weighted combination of the …