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How is MIPS changing in 2020

By Tyler Comstock | August 26th, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced changes to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) on July 29, 2019, that are intended to streamline the Quality ...

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What are the ways MACRA has changed in 2019?

By Damien Neuman | May 30th, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its Quality Payment Program Year 3 Final Rule in November 2018. The document details a number of changes for the Medicare ...

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CPC+ and population health management

By Greg Miller | March 27th, 2019

In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched an initiative designed to strengthen primary care. The Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCI) was designed as ...

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Suggestions to improve MACRA and MIPs

By Greg Miller | March 22nd, 2019

Administrative burdens that detract from a provider’s ability to focus on patient care are at the heart of challenges independent physicians have with the Quality Payment Plan (QPP) that ...