PFS/MACRA/QPP

Apr 18, 2018
Clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System may apply through April 30 to participate in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services study on the burdens associated with reporting MIPS quality measures in 2018, the agency said today. CMS expects the study to begin this…
Apr 9, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released an updated tool to help clinicians determine if they must participate this year in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, one of two payment pathways for clinicians under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.…
Mar 30, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended to April 3 at 8 p.m. ET the deadline for clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, including those participating in the Advancing Care Information performance category, to submit their 2017 performance…
Mar 23, 2018
Clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System must submit their 2017 performance data by March 31, including those participating in the Advancing Care Information performance category. For more on the ACI requirements, which relate to electronic exchange of information using…
Mar 21, 2018
The House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon on implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which features witnesses from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Now entering its second year, MACRA’s Quality Payment…
Mar 21, 2018
Statement of the American Hospital Association before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives on Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) on March 21, 2018
The American Hospital Association (AHA) appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the implementation of alternative payment models (APMs) in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Now entering its second year, the MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) continues…
Mar 14, 2018
The second year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) began on Jan. 1. Yet last month, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) voted to recommend that Congress repeal the MIPS and replace it with a new “…
Mar 6, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced MyHealthEData, a federal initiative to expand patient access to their medical data electronically. The White House Office of American Innovation will lead the initiative, which will also include the Department of Health and Human…
Mar 5, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is accepting applications through May 2 for up to $30 million in cooperative agreements to develop, improve, update or expand quality measures under the Quality Payment Program for clinicians. Eligible organizations include health systems…
Feb 26, 2018
Clinicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System may apply through March 23 to participate in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services study on the burdens associated with reporting MIPS quality measures in 2018. CMS expects the study to start in April and run through…