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Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Quality Measure: Tips n Tricks

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Quality Measure: Tips n Tricks

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Quality Measures: Tips ‘n’ Tricks We created a list of a few tips on how to successfully attest for the Quality Measures performance category in the 2017. Tips ‘n’ Tricks: Quality Measures are NOT restricted by specialty. Only 1 reporting mechanism can be used to report […]

Changes to Alabama Medicaid RHC Billing Effective October 1, 2017

Attention Independent Rural Health Clinic (IRHC) Alabama Providers: Effective October 1, 2017, Alabama Medicaid will no longer allow IRHC providers to bill a small range of services for the encounter rate. IRHCs will need to bill the actual procedure code for the services performed instead of billing a limited range of codes, such as 99211-SE […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – PROPOSED Changes for 2018

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Have you seen the PROPOSED MIPS changes for 2018? View the full PROPOSED Rule for the 2018 Performance Period at https://qpp.cms.gov/about/resource-library. The 60 day comment period on the proposed rule will end on August 21, 2017. Below are some of the highlights from the 2018 PROPOSED rule for MIPS: […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Quality Measures

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Quality Measures

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! MIPS Performance Categories: Quality Measures Quality Measures category replaces the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). This category is 60% of your 2017 MIPS Performance score. In 2017 for the Quality Measures performance category, to earn an incentive (up to 4%), Eligible Clinicians (ECs) are required to report: Up to […]

Updates to the ASC Payment Center & Billing Instructions for July 1

Attention Ambulatory Surgical Centers: CMS released changes to the ASC payment center and billing instructions for various payment policies that will be implemented on July 1, 2017. Make sure your billing staff is aware of these changes before the update is released. Effective July 1, 2017: NEW Category lll CPT Code 0474T – Insj aqueous […]

Medicare Providers who have Never Attested – Easy Deadline Approaching To Avoid Penalty

ATTENTION: Eligible Medicare Clinicians Who Have Never Successfully Attested If you are a Medicare clinician eligible to participate in the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017, but have never successfully attested to Meaningful Use in previous years, you can still avoid the -4% penalty for 2018 AND the MIPS -4% penalty in 2019. […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Improvement Activities

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Improvement Activities

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! MIPS Performance Categories: Improvement Activities Improvement Activities is a new MIPS category that assesses how much you participate in activities that improve clinical practice. Improvement Activities (IA) is 15% of your 2017 MIPS Performance score. Reminder: This category does not require the use of a certified […]

MediSYS Partners with EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems for Ophthalmology Practices

June 1, 2017 – MediSYS, a leader in medical practice solutions for Practice Management Systems, Electronic Health Records and Medical Billing Services, is excited to announce a partnership with EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems, a leader in electronic medical record software specifically for ophthalmology practices.  This partnership will enable MediSYS to provide ophthalmology practices with tools […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Advancing Care Information

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Advancing Care Information

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! MIPS Performance Categories: Advancing Care Information Advancing Care Information replaces the Medicare EHR Incentive Program also known as Meaningful Use. In 2017, you have the option of  2 measure sets. The option you choose is based on your electronic health record edition: Advancing Care Information Objectives and […]