Are you eligible for MACRA?

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Quality Payment Program Eligibility assistant In 2017, all eligible providers need to participate in MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) to avoid potentially significant penalties. How will this impact your practice? If you are a physician, physicians assistant, nurse practitioner, clinical … Continue reading

MACRA – 5 Big Questions Answered

MACRA Resource Center

There has been much discussion surrounding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. Brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), it is designed to fix the previous Medicare payment formula in order to create a sustainable physician payment structure with long-term actionable savings. Recently, Kelly Whittle, of Whittle Advisors answered five MACRA questions that we’ve heard most frequently.

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8 tips to help you attest for 2016

Meaningful Use Attest 2016

It’s that time of year. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR Incentive Programs attestation opened on January 3. Practices must attest for 2016 by the February 28, 2017 deadline to avoid the 2018 payment adjustment. When it … Continue reading

New year, new regulations. Four essential resources to guide you.

MIPS Advancing care information

The year 2017 is here. If you participate in a government reimbursement program such as Medicare or Medicaid, are you aware of how well you performed this past year? Have you been keeping up with the changing healthcare regulations? Have … Continue reading

Understanding PQRS reporting requirements for 2016 and beyond

PQRS 2016

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) encourages individual eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices to report information on quality of care to Medicare. EPs with Medicare Part B Fee for Service patients must satisfactorily report PQRS quality measures or receive … Continue reading

90-Day MU reporting period is finalized for 2016 and 2017

Meaningful Use 2016 2017

CMS finalizes reporting requirements, shortens reporting from 1 year to 90 days On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule that allows providers participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program … Continue reading

The ABCs of MACRA: Understanding MIPS vs. APM

MIPS APM 2017

As you prepare for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP), you have probably heard about the basics of the program, and know that your practice will participate if you bill Medicare more than $30,000 … Continue reading

Meeting CMS Meaningful Use in 2015

Preparing Your Practice for EHR Integration

2014 was a challenging year for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive program. Providers began participating in Stage 2 of the program, new requirements to meet Meaningful Use were rolled out, and the … Continue reading

CMS EHR Incentive Reminder

As a reminder, eligible professionals (EPs) who participated in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program* in 2012 must complete attestation for the 2012 program year by February 28, 2013. In order to be eligible to attest, you must have completed your … Continue reading

Free Webinar – Achieving the CMS Incentive for Meaningful Use of an EHR

This 45-minute educational session will give you an overview of the CMS Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption program and showcase how Care360® EHR will help you qualify. Medicare providers can receive as much as $44,000 over five years and Medicaid … Continue reading