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CMS Announces New Payment Model

CMS Announces New Payment Model

  CMS announces new payment model to improve quality, coordination and cost-effectiveness for both inpatient and outpatient care  Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) announced...

Maximizing Opportunities Through the QPP: A Clinic’s Success Story

Maximizing Opportunities Through the QPP: A Clinic’s Success Story

  In July, the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network - Nebraska team developed and distributed a Quality Payment Program (QPP) promotional flyer to clinics throughout the state to encourage goal setting related to the overall QPP. The flyer mentioned that the Great...

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2

Quality Payment Program Year 2 Policies are Gradually Preparing Clinicians for Full Implementation Increasing Flexibility and Reducing Burdens CMS recently finalized policies for Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program to further reduce your burden and offer more ways...

The MIPS Program: Four Strategies to Maximize Revenue

The MIPS Program: Four Strategies to Maximize Revenue

RevCycle Intelligence recently published four strategies for providers to maximize revenue under MACRA’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) during the program’s first performance year. Recent surveys show that many eligible clinicians still are not...

Security Risk Assessment Assistance

Security Risk Assessment Assistance

Are you an Eligible Hospital planning on attesting to Meaningful Use this year? Are you a practice that will be participating in MIPS for 2017? Are you checking the box when attesting to Performed a Security Risk Assessment? If you are planning on attesting 'yes' in...

Online Course – QPP 2017 MIPS: Quality Performance Category

Online Course – QPP 2017 MIPS: Quality Performance Category

An online and self-paced overview course on the Quality Payment Program is now available through the MLN Learning Management System. Learners will receive information on: The Quality Performance Category requirements, and how this category fits into the larger Quality...

Upcoming Events

Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:40 pm Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center - LaVista
  Submit a Presentation   Great Plains Quality Innovation Network – Nebraska seeks your participation during the 15th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. The key to healthcare success is for individuals and organizations within a community to[...]
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:45 pm Younes Conference Center
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. CT Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE Register Now   Attend this free event to learn more about the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare environment; we will[...]
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Register Now One of the multitude of contributing factors to the opioid epidemic is highly variable pain treatment practices between healthcare providers. Efforts are being made nationally and at organizational levels to provide more consistent[...]
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Presentation Overview Join this exciting webinar, where nursing home leaders share strategies to boost staff empowerment, increase ownership and accountability, engage staff in quality improvement and promote retention of quality staff. Discover how staff[...]
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Register Now   All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek[...]
Feb 6 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Register Now One of the multitude of contributing factors to the opioid epidemic is highly variable pain treatment practices between healthcare providers. Efforts are being made nationally and at organizational levels to provide more consistent[...]
Jan 30 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Register Now   Join staff from Great Plains Quality Innovation Network as we host our Community Antibiotic Stewardship Hot Topic: Urinary Tract Infections in Post-Acute Patients and Long-Term Care Residents. During this call, there will[...]
Jan 29 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Register Now Nonpharmacologic therapies have become a vital part of managing chronic pain. This webinar will focus on the non-pharmacologic options available including mindfulness and meditation, yoga and exercise, anti-inflammatory foods, emotional triggers, sleep and[...]
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now Join experts from the American Medical Association (AMA) to learn how AMA’s extensive, evidence-based resources can lead to better health, better care and lower costs. The AMA has put together 50 free online[...]
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm WebEx
Sepsis Matters!! Early Recognition and Management for Nursing Home and Home Health Providers  This event will provide knowledge on why early recognition and management of sepsis are important and how to accomplish it. Presenter: Teresa[...]
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  Register Now By attending this WebEx, participants will improve their knowledge of the components of an infection prevention program, including but not limited to risk assessment, surveillance, data collection and reporting in the home[...]
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Register Now   All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek[...]