Quality Payment Program – Resources

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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 …

2018 MIPS Reporting Plan & Checklist

Need a resource to help you stay on track for 2018 MIPS Reporting? Use this checklist to plan your participation year and track your progress. Click here to download

A Closer Look at the Proposed Rule for Year 3 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP)

Did you know that under the MACRA legislation, the QPP is updated annually? CMS recently issued a proposed rule that would make changes for the program beginning in Year Three – 2019. In this recorded webinar, the experts from Telligen SURS and QIO, Michelle Brunsen and Sandy Swallow, will help you understand and evaluate the …

2018 QPP Series: A Closer Look at the Promoting Interoperability and Improvement Activities Performance Categories

The 2018 Quality Payment Program Year 2 continues with many of the flexibilities included in the Transition Year while other requirements are increasing. In this recording, Sandy Swallow (QIN) and Michelle Brunsen (SURS) take a closer look at the Promoting Interoperability (PI) and Improvement Activities (IA) performance categories and how these changes will affect clinicians …

A Closer Look at the Cost Category for 2018 QPP SURS Webinar

In this Telligen QPP SURS Webinar recorded in April 2018, Pamela Ballou-Nelson, principal consultant with MGMA, takes a closer look at the Quality Payment Program Cost Performance category and how these changes will affect clinicians and staff in your organization. This Webinar Covers: Key category changes for 2018 Basic requirements for eligible clinicians How the …

2017 MIPS Audit Template

Looking for a way to make life easier in the event of an audit? Use this template to guide you in organizing your quality reporting data, policies and procedures related to the Quality Payment Program.