Need to Know: Highlights from the 2018 QPP Proposed Rule and What It Means for You

Today, CMS released the proposed rule for the 2018 Quality Payment Program. In the past few months speculation has abounded: what will the new political climate mean for the QPP? How will the experience in year 1 affect year 2 implementation? Here, we give you the most important high-level takeaways from the proposed rule (and […]

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Quick-Look Comparison: MIPS 2017 vs. 2018 requirements

Are you keeping an eye on the progress of MIPS to understand whether it should be a priority for your medical group, practice, IPA or health system? The recent proposed rule for 2018 QPP gives us some insight on how the program will evolve. Here is a quick-look comparison on the fundamentals of the program, […]

By Able Health on June 22, 2017


Need to Know: Highlights from the 2018 QPP Proposed Rule and What It Means for You

Today, CMS released the proposed rule for the 2018 Quality Payment Program. In the past few months speculation has abounded: what will the new political climate mean for the QPP? How will the experience in year 1 affect year 2 implementation? Here, we give you the most important high-level takeaways from the proposed rule (and […]

By Able Health on June 20, 2017


Able Health is a QCDR for 2017 MIPS submission

Able Health is thrilled to be named a 2017 Qualified Clinical Data Registry by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This qualification recognizes Able Health’s continued efforts to build a powerful, automated registry, with the most streamlined approach to data collection, measure calculation and submission. As a QCDR, Able Health is working with the […]

By Steve Daniels on June 8, 2017


New MIPS Submission APIs: What does this mean for you?

One of the lesser-known parts the new Quality Payment Program is CMS’s massive effort to overhaul how MIPS data will be submitted. The changes bring significant benefits for clinicians participating in MIPS, but most of the work is happening in the background. Able Health is thrilled and honored to participate as an alpha testing partner […]

By Able Health on June 8, 2017


Help! My Participation Letter says clinicians are exempt from MIPS individually, but we qualify as a TIN

CMS distributed MIPS Participation Letters in April, and we have received a number of questions about individual versus group eligibility. In certain cases, individual eligible clinicians are exempt for low volumes, but the group as a whole is eligible for MIPS. Why is this happening? If this applies to you, do you have to report […]

By Able Health on May 25, 2017


Need to Know: What are my options for submitting data for each MIPS performance category?

As you know by now, 2017 is a Transition Year for MIPS. This means that with minimal participation, you can avoid the negative payment adjustment, which will be applied in 2019 based on 2017 performance data. But we also know that there are significant benefits to achieving high performance in 2017. What reporting flexibility do […]

By Able Health on May 17, 2017


Should I just do the minimum? 3 Reasons clinicians and groups are going all out in MIPS this year

Much to the relief of many physicians, practice managers, and quality teams, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) drastically reduced the requirements for avoiding the negative payment adjustment in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017. The final rule introduced a 2017 transition year, which means that there is a very low […]

By Able Health on April 6, 2017


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