By Jim Tate – The Office of Inspector General last week released the Followup Review: CMS’s Management of The Quality Payment Program. In 2016 OIG published their initial assessment of the management of the QPP by CMS.Read More
By Jim Tate – Recently, when I googled “MIPS timeline” I got 174,000 results. There sure are lots of pretty charts and colorful graphs out there. Most of them will let you know when this will happen and when that will occur.
By Jim Tate – Several weeks ago I wrote a post entitled “MIPS and Medicare Part B Drugs – Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop”. Late last week the other shoe hit the floor with the release of the Final Rule.
By Jim Tate – “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it”. I’m pretty sure Mark Twain said that. We might as well say “Everybody talks about MIPS, but nobody does anything about it”. Well, hardly anybody.
By Jim Tate – We are whiling away the time today on a visit to the piedmont of North Carolina. Even though it is October it feels like the dog days of August. Humidity off the charts and I don’t even want to look at the temperature. What’s a poor boy to do?
By Jim Tate – The MACRA/MIPS program is complex enough without having to decide what is real and what is not. I recently wrote a post entitled “Fake News – MIPS Style” and in the past week I have come across additional examples of misleading information that only serves to muddy the waters.
By Jim Tate – I sure hear a lot about fake news these days. In the world of politics, we hear a constant chant: “This is fake, that is fake, everything is fake”. I guess it is in the eye of the beholder as to what is true. There is the whole truth, the partial truth, misstatements of fact and downright Pinocchio lies.
By Jim Tate – There is less than two weeks left on the clock. October 2nd is coming fast and brings the beginning of the last 90-day MIPS performance period for 2017. If plans have not already been made then this week is the last opportunity.
When: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET CMS has released the long awaited Final Rule for Stage 3 Meaningful Use that…