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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 - 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 […]

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 […]

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Indicator in the Medicare Fee-For-Service Claims Processing System

QMB is a Medicaid program that assists low-income beneficiaries with Medicare premiums and cost sharing. Effective Date: For claims processed on or after October 2, 2017 Summary of Changes: Creates an indicator of Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) status in the claims processing systems. Beneficiaries enrolled in the QMB program are not liable to pay Medicare […]

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 January 1, 2018

Attention Independent Rural Health Clinic (IRHC) Alabama Providers: Effective January 1, 2018, 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 […]