Category: MACRA & MIPS

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) includes the Quality Payment Program with the aim to provide the best care possible to patients. Through the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), physicians can expect a performance-based payment adjustment.

Are you doing everything you can to meet MACRA MIPS?
As the MACRA MIPS transition period dwindles quickly to a close, more doctors are finding it necessary to implement measures that ensure compliance to the requirements. In...

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Quality of Care Over Fee-for-Service Care
It’s no secret, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has thrown many for a loop. When talking about or dealing with MACRA, many only look at the...

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AWV in a MACRA/MIPS World
With the many requirements needed to be met within the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) of MACRA, physicians and practices are looking to find ways to receive a neutral...

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Annual Wellness Visits: The Pros and Pros
An Annual Wellness Visit is a detailed assessment of a patient’s current health and risk factors. Through a question-based assessment, care coordinators meet with patients once...

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2017 MACRA Requirements Update: Key Facts
It comes as no surprise that the arrival of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has put many on edge. What...

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Changes to CCM, MACRA and Value-Based Care: What You Need to Know
For physicians offering Chronic Care Management (CCM) and other Medicare-funded programs, this week saw the announcement of several changes that could influence how...

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The Road to VBC: Two Major Events for Medicare Patients & Doctors
The third week of June was an important time for individuals closely following Medicare and its various programs. Two potentially landmark changes were announced that could...

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Small Independent Practices and MACRA: Forecasting the Future
As healthcare prepares for its upcoming switch to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) payment system and reimbursements based on value-based care,...

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The Road to Value-Based Care: A Guide for Primary-Care Physicians
With 2016 underway, “value-based care” has been cemented as the go-to phrase when discussing healthcare IT and the best ways for physicians to use these services to achieve...

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