Here We Go Again…

Posted 03:29 pm by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Meaningful Use, Medicare, PQRS

Meg Bryant over at Healthcare Dive reports that CMS released an API tool to ease MACRA reporting. Dive Brief: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched an online tool enabling clinicians to automatically share electronic data for the Quality Payment Program. The tool is the first in a series of efforts aimed at easing the… Read more »

Here are the MACRA final rule changes you need to know

Posted 12:18 pm by & filed under Articles, Latest Healthcare News, Meaningful Use, Medicare, PQRS

Last week, HHS released a barrage of regulations and guidance under it’s various arms. One final rule focused on health IT but the big news centered on CMS’ release of the highly anticipated Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2105 (MACRA) implementation final rule (link removed). The announcement differed somewhat from CMS’ previous releases. For… Read more »

Reports show 2017 Medicare payment adjustments

Posted 07:27 pm by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Medicare, PQRS

Two new reports are now available with information on 2015 cost and quality data that indicate which physicians or practices will see related Medicare payment adjustments in 2017. The 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Feedback Reports and 2015 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRUR) were released on Sept. 26. The Centers for Medicare… Read more »

Ringing in Zip, Zero, Zilch

Posted 09:05 pm by & filed under Articles, CureMD, HIPAA, ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Meaningful Use, Medicaid, Medicare, PQRS, Services, Software, Why MediPro

For those I haven’t had the pleasure of visiting with in the first 15 days of the month, Happy New Year!  I’m excited about what 2016 will bring to medical practices and billing services over the next 350 days. After peering inside the plethora of healthcare news, I found some recurring hot topics that we’ll… Read more »

Learn How to Successfully Report Clinical Quality Measures for 2014

Posted 02:35 pm by & filed under Articles, Latest Healthcare News, Medicaid, Medicare, PQRS

Source: CMS eHealth News Updates Are you an eligible professional participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program? If so, CMS encourages you to join the next eHealth provider webinar on Wednesday, December 17, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET for an overview of 2014 clinical quality measures (CQMs) and reporting options. CMS representatives will… Read more »