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CMS Releases 2018 MIPS Eligibility Tool

Posted 09:01 am by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Medicare, MIPS, Resources

You can now use the updated CMS MIPS Participation Lookup Tool to check on your 2018 eligibility for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Just enter your National Provider Identifier, or NPI, to find out whether you need to participate during the 2018 performance year. Changes to Low-Volume Threshold To reduce the burden on small… Read more »

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Deadline

Posted 11:45 am by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Medicare, MIPS, Software

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT If you’re an eligible clinician participating in the Quality Payment Program, you now have until Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 8 PM EDT to submit your 2017 MIPS performance data. You can submit your 2017 performance data… Read more »

MIPS Reporting Deadlines Fast Approaching

Posted 07:47 pm by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Medicare, MIPS

  Deadlines are fast approaching if you plan to submit data for the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)performance period.     The two key dates are: March 16 at 8 pm ET for group reporting via the CMS web interface March 31 for all other MIPS reporting, including via the Quality Payment Program website   Source:  MLN Connects… Read more »

Cyber Attacks – Avoiding The WannaCry Ransomware

Posted 01:18 pm by & filed under Articles, Latest Healthcare News, Software, Uncategorized

Cyber attacks can be devastatiing to any business. This is a growing threat that includes the new and dangerous WannaCry Ransomeware hacking. On Friday the WannaCry Ransomware attack  affected over 75,000 machines in 99 countries across Europe.  This was one of the largest and most damaging cyberattacks in history.  This attack affected hospitals, major companies and… Read more »

MIPS Participation Status Letter

Posted 12:05 pm by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Medicare, Software

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in MIPS, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. MIPS is an important part of the new Quality Payment Program. In late April through May, practices will get a letter from the Medicare Administrative Contractor that… Read more »