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The MIPS 2018 Data Submission Period is Now Open

The MIPS 2018 Data Submission Period is Now Open

MIPS Eligible Clinicians Can Start Submitting Data for 2018 through April 2 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in...

Nebraska Quality Payment Program Coalition: Part of the Solution

Nebraska Quality Payment Program Coalition: Part of the Solution

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) began in January 2017 under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.The QPP aims to improve health outcomes, promote smarter spending, minimize burden of participation and provide fairness and transparency...

Nebraska Quality Payment Program Coalition: Part of the Solution

CMS Quality Payment Program Updates [Looking Back and Ahead]

CMS Released the Year 1 (2017) Quality Payment Program Performance Data infographic which gives breakdowns on who participated, payment adjustments, as well as mean/median scores. The 2017 performance year for the Quality Payment Program was: The first year of the...

CMS Releases the 2019 Quality Payment Program Final Rule

CMS Releases the 2019 Quality Payment Program Final Rule

Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program will shift clinicians’ time from completing unnecessary paperwork to providing innovative, high-quality patient care. Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

The MIPS 2018 Data Submission Period is Now Open

In Case You Missed It … Panel Discussion on E/M Coding Reform

On July 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed historic changes that would increase the amount of time that doctors and other clinicians can spend with their patients by reducing the burden of paperwork that clinicians face when billing...

MIPS Program Clarification Webinars and GPQIN Assistance

MIPS Program Clarification Webinars and GPQIN Assistance

Across the nation there have been some misconceptions about the incentive percentages applied to the MIPS program. The Great Plains QIN team wants to help our providers understand how the percentages were calculated in this budget-neutral program to have a clearer...