List of Advanced APMs and MIPS APMs under MACRA in 2017

Now that the Quality Payment Program rule has been finalized, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has confirmed which Alternative Payment Models (APMs) will be considered Advanced APMs, and which will make participants eligible for the MIPS APM scoring standard. We have included the full list of APMs below, but first let’s dig […]

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MIPS Advancing Care Information: Frequently Asked Questions

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the detailed specifications for the Advancing Care Information (ACI) performance category within the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). In celebration, Able Health has compiled a list of the five most common questions we receive related to the ACI performance category. 1. Where are the […]

By Able Health on January 9, 2017


Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) quality measures for 2017

CMS recently announced the re-opening of CPC+ program applications in early 2017. For those practices who were recently accepted into the program and those who will be applying, here’s a quick-look resource on the CPC+ quality measures. Read about other program requirements here. The CPC+ program includes 14 eCQMs, which is four fewer than the […]

By Able Health on December 20, 2016


Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) 2017 program requirements overview

In November, practices who applied for the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program for 2017 found out whether they were selected to participate in the coming year. In mid-December, CMS announced that the model would re-open along with the Next Generation ACO model in January and February 2017. The new practices and payers accepted into […]

By Able Health on December 20, 2016


MIPS submission mechanisms for all performance categories

The Medicare Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) will begin on January 1, 2017, and providers across the country are considering which submission mechanism makes most sense for them. Here is a handy reference for you to see which submission mechanisms are available for each performance category, as well as additional details about data submission for […]

By Able Health on November 29, 2016


Four key takeaways on MACRA from MGMA 2016

MGMA 2016 has come and gone, and what a year it was! With all the changes in healthcare today, a nervous buzz permeated the halls. Our team spoke with dozens of providers and vendors who came by our booth, and we handed out so many MIPS reference sheets that we ran out on day two! […]

By Able Health on November 14, 2016


APM Scoring Standard for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (All Tracks)

  This post is part of our series breaking down important aspects of the final Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule for 2017. This post pertains to Shared Savings Program participants who will be evaluated under the MIPS Alternative Payment Model (APM) Scoring Standard. If this is not you, or you aren’t sure: Learn about the […]

By Able Health on November 14, 2016


Ask Able: Do my clinicians need to submit PQRS next year if they aren’t eligible for MIPS?

This is one of the most common questions that we are getting this week, so here’s the quick answer: Regardless of your eligibility for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), if you are an Eligible Professional under the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for the 2016 performance year, you will have to submit PQRS data […]

By Able Health on November 2, 2016


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