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Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Virtual Groups for 2018 MIPS Participation

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Virtual Groups for 2018 MIPS Participation

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Virtual Groups for 2018 MIPS participation What is a Virtual Group? Virtual Groups is a new participation option for year 2. (**NOTE this is only for 2018 MIPS participation) A virtual group consists of 2 or more TINs including solo providers or groups of 10 or […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Security Risk Assessment

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Security Risk Assessment

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! The importance of having and maintaining an up-to-date Security Risk Assessment Security risk assessments have been required for the past 12 years and it was also a requirement of the Meaningful Use program in previous years. HIPAA requires that covered entities conduct a risk assessment of […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Maximize Your ACI Category Score

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Maximize Your ACI Category Score

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Tips on how to maximize efficiency within the Advancing Care Information (ACI) (formerly Meaningful Use) category for 2017 MIPS reporting Earn a bonus score worth 15% of your advancing care information final score: Earn 5% bonus for reporting on one or more of the following Public Health and […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - What is the EMA process?

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – What is the EMA process?

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! MIPS Eligible Measure Applicability (EMA) In 2017, to fully participate in the Quality performance category of MIPS, you will need to report on ONE of the below options: 6 quality measures including at least one required to be an outcome measure – IF an outcome measure is NOT […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Upcoming deadlines you can't miss!

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Upcoming deadlines you can’t miss!

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Don’t miss out on these MIPS deadlines coming up in October and December!! October 1 Deadline 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 […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Want to learn more about MACRA and MIPS?

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Want to learn more about MACRA and MIPS?

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! What are some of your MIPS questions? Want more information on the Quality measures? Let us know what you would like to see in our weekly MACRA Minute emails! Questions about MACRA, MIPS, or APMS?  Send us questions and topics to MIPS@medisysinc.com and we will answer your questions […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Final 90 Days of MIPS Performance Starts Soon

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Final 90 Days of MIPS Performance Starts Soon

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Final 90 Days of MIPS Performance Starts Soon If you haven’t already started on MIPS, October 1 is the last starting day for the 90-day reporting period requirement! Don’t risk a 4% penalty! Get started before October 1st to optimize your possibility of a higher incentive by reporting 90 days and participating in […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Group vs. Individual Reporting

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Group vs. Individual Reporting

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Group vs. Individual Reporting for 2017 MIPS How you choose to report (group vs. individual) will be based on many factors that will impact your overall MIPS performance score! Make sure you are choosing the BEST solution for YOUR practice! Reporting as a GROUP (GPRO): Groups […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and MIPS

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and MIPS

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and MIPS – it’s possible you may have to participate in BOTH to continue receiving any remaining Medicaid incentives and to avoid the MIPS penalty! MIPS does not replace the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. If a provider plans to participate in their […]

Chronic Care Management

Chronic Care Management (CCM) – Have you implemented CCM at your practice? The Chronic Care Management Program allows providers to GET PAID for additional time and resources (non-face-to-face) on chronic care management services for Medicare patients with two or more chronic conditions. CMS has launched new Connected Care Videos. The Connected Care campaign was designed […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - QPP Hardship Exemption Application

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – QPP Hardship Exemption Application

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! The Quality Payment Program (QPP) 2017 Hardship Exemption Application is NOW OPEN! What do you need to know? MIPS eligible clinicians and groups may qualify for a reweighting of their Advancing Care Information performance category score to 0% of the final score, and can submit a […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute - Track your 2017 MIPS Reporting Progress

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Track your 2017 MIPS Reporting Progress

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Quality & Advancing Care Information Summary Reports in MediSYS EHR It’s important track your percentages for the Quality Measures & Advancing Care Information performance categories of MIPS. Regularly tracking your percentages for these measures will make reporting for MIPS in 2017 more successful and potentially earn your clinic […]