CMS has posted an additional resource on CMS.gov to help eligible clinicians and groups understand their Merit-based Incentive Payment System 2019 payment adjustment based on their 2017 performance. The post Now Available: MIPS 2019 Payment Adjustment Fact Sheet appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
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By Jim Tate – I first received a hint that something funny was going on about two weeks ago. A colleague who is one of the foremost MACRA-MIPS experts contacted me about one of her clients. The post MIPS: The Incredible Shrinking Incentive appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
New CMS Proposals to Modernize and Drive Innovation in Durable Medical Equipment and End-Stage Renal Disease Programs. The proposed rule takes key steps towards changing Medicare’s DME fee schedule payments and the DMEPOS CBP. The post CMS Proposals in DME and End-Stage Renal Disease Programs appeared first on RCM Answers.
CMS releases Proposed Rule for 2019 Medicare Quality Payment Program. It includes their proposed policies for Year 3 (2019) of the Quality Payment Program via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). The post CMS Releases Proposed Rule on 2019 QPP appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
These survey and reports are the newest annual additions from InstaMed and Spok. Learn key market trends influencing healthcare payments. And find out what clinicians say about their mobile communication strategies. The post Surveys: Payment Trends and Mobile Strategies appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Kayla Matthews – Health professionals typically know many federal guidelines instruct how to handle patient health records. However, they may not understand whether such guidelines differ from state to state. The post Are Health Record Guidelines the Same in Every State? appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
Who doesn’t like a good list? Whether you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. From the latest health mobile app technology to the top healthIT stories here are 10 top 10 lists I think deserve sharing. The post 10 Top 10 […]
CMS is advancing the MAQI Demonstration, which, when approved and adopted, would waive MIPS requirements for clinicians who participate sufficiently in certain Medicare Advantage plans that involve taking on risk. The post CMS Advances Demonstration to Waive MIPS Requirements appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
How can understanding patient experience improve and advance patient-centered care? What aspects of health care delivery fall under the umbrella of patient experience? We will explore answers to these questions and all of the ins and outs of patient experience in this series. The post Patient Experience appeared first on RCM Answers.
Talent Tuesday – Position in the Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of the Administrator developing requirements and content for health-related information technology with an initial focus on improving innovation and interoperability. The post HHS Looking for Chief Health Informatics Officer appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, […]
By Jeffrey Brady MD, MPH – At the inaugural meeting, an important theme emerged at that first meeting: We are reaching the limits of what can be achieved by the familiar project-by-project or problem-by-problem approach to improving care. The post At New Steering Committee, a Revitalized Commitment to Patient Safety appeared first on HITECH Answers: […]
CMS issued the first-ever approval of a state plan amendment proposal to allow the state of Oklahoma to negotiate supplemental rebate agreements involving value-based purchasing arrangements with drug manufacturers. The post CMS Approves State Proposal to Advance Specific Medicaid Value-Based Arrangements appeared first on RCM Answers.
HIMSS seeks compelling organizational experiences — those that highlight the similarities in global transformative healthcare practices and that demonstrate insight, thought leadership, diversity, expertise and lessons learned for HIMSS19 presentations. The post Call for HIMSS19 Proposals appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
In this webinar we will bring together CalvertHealth with Windstream Enterprise and give real-life examples of how CalvertHealth is improving their patients’ experience. The post Prescription for Engaging Patients appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
New Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist Episode NOW on Demand with host Dr. Nick van Terheyden. Dr. Nick talks to Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, Physician Leader at Texas Children’s Hospital. The post Incremental Steps to Success with EHRs appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.