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