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MACRA Minute - Check your 2018 MIPS Eligibility Status Now

MACRA Minute – Check your 2018 MIPS Eligibility Status Now

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Updated Look-up Tool on QPP Website for 2018 MIPS Eligibility CMS has just released an updated look-up tool on their QPP website that enables clinicians to determine whether they must participate in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS) this year. Visit www.qpp.cms.gov/participation-lookup and enter the Clinicians’ National […]

Palmetta GBA Incorrect Claim Rejections- Group NPI and Rendering Provider NPI Do Not Match

Issue Identified 3/19/2018 Palmetto GBA is aware that certain Jurisdiction J Part B claims rejected incorrectly when the billing (group NPI) and rendering provider (individual NPI) combination were submitted correctly. Affected claims incorrectly rejected with: Claim Adjustment Reason Code CO-16 (Claim/service lacks information or has submission/billing error(s) and Remittance Advice Remark Code N290 (Missing/incomplete/invalid rendering […]

The Providers Role in the New Medicare ID Transition

by Jane Ehrhardt Published: February 14, 2018 in the Birmingham Medical News “The one thing doctors should be doing is making sure their patients have their address correct with Medicare,” says Phillip Allen, billing service manager with MediSYS. “The patient won’t get a new card if their address is not correct.” This simple reminder could […]

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – December 31 DEADLINES

Mid-Week MACRA Minute – December 31 DEADLINES

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! DECEMBER 31st Deadlines: Quality Payment Program (QPP) 2017 Hardship Exception Application for the ACI category Virtual Groups Registration for 2018 MIPS Participation Security Risk Analysis for 2017 MIPS Participation See below for details on each of these deadlines: The Quality Payment Program (QPP) 2017 Hardship Exception […]

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 […]