MACRA


6 ways to improve MIPS quality performance with the data you already have

Now that MIPS is here to stay, and requirements are increasing in 2018, more and more providers are shifting their mindset from “can we avoid the penalty?” to “can we be a top performer?” Working with thousands of providers to submit data in 2018, Able Health has recognized common practices for performance improvement in the […]

By Able Health on February 15, 2018


The 2018 MIPS Registry List: 3 ways to decide if Registry/QCDR reporting is right for you

Are you evaluating your strategy for 2018 MIPS reporting? With penalties and incentives ramping up in 2018, many organizations are looking toward implementing a more comprehensive and sustainable approach. But with the list of MIPS Registries and Qualified Clinical Data Registries, claims-based submission, EHR submission, the Web Interface option, and the new CMS attestation portal […]

By Able Health on January 24, 2018


Radiology & MIPS Reporting: Everything You Need to Know

Which quality measures will specifically help radiologists secure the most amount of points and avoid penalties? Am I a non patient-facing clinician? What does that mean for my reporting requirements? Should I report at the organization TIN or individual NPI level? These are questions we hear often from radiology groups as they scramble to put […]

By Able Health on November 6, 2017


The 2018 QPP Final Rule Has Arrived

Well, here it is! The 2018 Final Rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) was released on November 2nd, 2017 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Your performance in 2018 will affect your Medicare Part B payments in 2020. Able Health is here to help you navigate the expanding program. Here are […]

By Able Health on November 2, 2017


Help! I can’t find six relevant MIPS measures for my specialty

If you represent a specialty and have had trouble finding relevant quality measures in past year for PQRS or this year for MIPS, there is some good news for you this year. The first piece of good news is that unlike PQRS, MIPS offers partial credit for partial reporting, so even if you report just […]

By Able Health on October 13, 2017


Need to Know: New Physician Star Ratings

“Is it true that doctor ratings are becoming a thing?” Beginning with 2016 PQRS data, and continuing into MIPS, CMS is launching and expanding an initiative to publish public star ratings to help patients and the public evaluate provider quality, referred to as the new “ABC Benchmark.” This is a large and important shift–these star […]

By Able Health on October 3, 2017


Expert Commentary: Nathan Bays on MACRA in 2018

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released the 2018 proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (“MACRA”) Quality Payment Program (“QPP”). As proposed, the QPP will bring several changes to clinicians in the 2018 performance year, with implications for reporting and clinical practice in the year ahead. However, […]

By Nathan Bays on July 28, 2017


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