2018 MIPS Composite Score Overview: How you will be scored in year 2 of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

So here we are in year 2 of MIPS. With 2017 as a transition year, your group may have chosen to take a minimal approach to MIPS last year, and now you are evaluating the right approach for 2018. Alternatively, your group may be focused on being an exceptional performer each year of MIPS. Either […]

By Able Health on February 21, 2018

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

MIPS exceptional performance bonus: how much could you earn?

The exceptional performance bonus in MIPS is a pool of $500 million reserved for top MIPS performers. The majority of MIPS is budget neutral, which means that the money providers lose in penalties will be used to pay those who earn incentives. The bonus pool, however, is not budget neutral, meaning that it is a […]

By Able Health on February 2, 2018

Submitting MIPS through the new CMS website: what it can and can’t do

At the beginning of 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services announced a new web portal which allows providers to complete part of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data submission through an authenticated website. At Able Health, we have gotten many questions about the website and what it can and cannot do. Here […]

By Able Health on January 29, 2018

Downloadable Tool! The 2017 MIPS Submission Checklist

Are you submitting for MIPS this year through a Registry or QCDR? The team at Able Health has prepared a checklist, which we monitor for our customers to ensure nothing falls through the cracks. We want to share it with you! Of course, if you are using a different Registry/QCDR, the process may differ in […]

By Able Health on January 26, 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

How using the MIPS 90-day reporting period will increase your 2017 Composite Score

One helpful feature of the 2017 “transition year” for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is the option to report quality data for a minimum of 90 days. In 2017 (and 2017 only!) you can earn full credit in the MIPS Quality category with only 90 days worth of data. If you are not already […]

By Able Health on December 12, 2017

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