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Don’t Get Too Comfortable With That Meaningful Use Payment – Here’s Why

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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When the title of an OIG report is about Medicare paying out hundreds of millions it shouldn’t have, that’s not great news for Medicare or the providers who got those funds. But that’s exactly what a report released June 12, 2017, says: “Medicare Paid Hundreds of Millions in Electronic Health Record Incentive Payments That Did […]

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Get a Glimpse at Potential 2018 MACRA Coding Requirement for Patient Relationship Category

Friday, March 3, 2017

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There could be new HCPCS modifiers coming your way as part of MACRA to identify patient relationship categories. If the term “patient relationship categories” is new to you, then here’s a brief overview. MACRA requires patient relationship categories and codes as part of an effort to improve resource attribution to clinicians. So there’s a look […]

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Haven’t Started MACRA QPP Prep? There’s Still Time!

Friday, February 3, 2017

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Groundhog Day has come and gone, and Punxsutawney Phil has declared six more weeks of winter. That gives you plenty of inside time to focus on getting up to speed on MACRA so you can participate in 2017. Remember: With CMS’s Pick Your Pace approach to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), it’s OK if […]

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The Quick, CMS-Approved Way to Avoid a MACRA Penalty

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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If you’ve been trying to wrap your head around MACRA for a while, you may be at the point where you’re willing to give up hopes of a bonus if you could just be sure you won’t face penalties. Good news: As long as you submit a little something to the Quality Payment Program, you won’t […]

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