Proposed rule for Year 2 of MACRA: What you need to know

MIPS Advancing care information

In June 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). As you are likely aware, the QPP, established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), is in its first year.

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Inside MACRA: The MIPS Track Explained

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MACRA, or the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has certainly brought its share of questions as it replaces the previous Medicare payment formula. Recently, Kelly Whittle of Whittle … Continue reading

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

Breaking down MIPS – Part 4: Advancing care information

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When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading

Breaking down MIPS – Part 3: Improvement activities category

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When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading

Breaking down MIPS – Part 2: Cost category

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When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading

Breaking down MIPS – Part 1: Quality category

MIPS Advancing care information

When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading

MACRA – 5 Big Questions Answered

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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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CMS grant offers to guide small practices with MACRA

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If you are part of a small physician practice, with 15 or fewer clinicians, and are located in a rural location, a health professional shortage area, or in a medically underserved area, your practice may qualify for help with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) reporting.

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