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MIPS Eligibility Information and New Video Tutorial

MIPS Eligibility Information and New Video Tutorial

Quality Payment Program Website Now Offers 2018 MIPS Clinician Eligibility at the Group Level You can now log in to the CMS Quality Payment Program website to check your group’s 2018 eligibility for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). After logging into...

Hospital Quality Reporting Update Available

Hospital Quality Reporting Update Available

The Hospital Quality Reporting Center Spring 2018 newsletter is now available. This issue contains information for acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities and PPS-exempt cancer hospitals. Topics covered include: BREAKING NEWS!...

MIPS Highlights Quality Care at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

MIPS Highlights Quality Care at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Less than a year ago, the leadership at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (Prairie Lakes) in Watertown, SD, realized they needed to take action to begin the transition to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). On...

15th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum – Register Today!

15th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum – Register Today!

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network - Nebraska invites you to attend the 15th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. [symple_button url="https://greatplainsqin.org/neqfregistration/" color="blue" size="default" border_radius="3px" target="self" rel=""...

Nebraska Clinics and Partners – Collaborating for Success

Nebraska Clinics and Partners – Collaborating for Success

  The Great Plains QIN Nebraska team hosted a one-day educational session on Wednesday, March 7 in Kearney, Nebraska. The event, Collaborating for Success: Moving Beyond the Quality Payment Program, was a big success! The session was an opportunity to learn more about...

Needing MIPS Help? Utilize Our MIPS Calculator and Service Center

Needing MIPS Help? Utilize Our MIPS Calculator and Service Center

MIPS reporting deadlines are quickly approaching! We have staff and tools available to assist you during the reporting period.   Great Plains Quality Innovation Network offers FREE assistance to all Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians. In...

MIPS Reporting Deadlines Fast Approaching: 10 Things to Do and Know

MIPS Reporting Deadlines Fast Approaching: 10 Things to Do and Know

MIPS Reporting Deadlines Fast Approaching Deadlines are fast approaching if you plan to submit data for the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance period. Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your data. Submit early and often. The two key...

Quality Payment Program Questions? Technical Assistance Available

Quality Payment Program Questions? Technical Assistance Available

The Quality Payment Program Reporting portal is now open for your submissions and attestations to the MIPS Categories. CMS has created a valuable portal for reporting and are working every day to improve this experience. Clinicians can now submit all their 2017...

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...

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Register Now Under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there are 4 performance categories that affect future Medicare payments. Each performance category is scored by itself and has a specific weight that is part of[...]
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