We rounded up thoughts on why 88% plan to increase their third-party technology investments in 2023-2024 according to a Redox sponsored survey, Buyer Mindsets: Health Technology Perspectives from Clinical and Clinical IT Leaders.Read More
Dr. Pawan Jindal
Projections of National Health Expenditures and health insurance enrollment have been released for the years 2022-2031. We wanted to know how health tech can help reduce US healthcare spending and positively impact the forecasts? Here are the answers we received.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – Under MACRA, Advancing Care Information category of MIPS replaced Meaningful Use. As we discussed briefly in the 10 step overview of MIPS, ACI scoring under MIPS is determined based on the provider’s performance.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of December that we think deserve sharing again.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – Over the last decade, billions of American tax payer dollars have been spent to achieve “interoperability” in healthcare. Has it worked? The answer depends on who you ask. However, everyone agrees that we have a long way to go.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – In a previous blog on HL7® FHIR® and MIPS, I reviewed the basics of FHIR and how it can be leveraged to design a robust reporting platform that can go way beyond supporting MIPS. The key differentiator of FHIR from any previous standards used in the healthcare is the portability of FHIR “resources”.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – There are generally two ways to participate in MIPS in 2017: as an Individual or as a Group. Beginning 2018, there will be a third option available to individuals and small groups called the “Virtual Group”. The definition of Virtual Group comes from the definition of ‘virtual’ and ‘group’.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – A significant addition to the scoring component in 2018 is the “Improvement Scoring” bonus points for the Quality and the Cost categories. As the name suggests, these are bonus points available in 2018.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – CMS finalized the QPP Rule for the performance year 2018. A key takeaway is that the cost performance category would have a 10% weightage in calculation of the final MIPS score in 2018. Here are the seven things you need to know to prepare for the Cost category for 2018: