Tag: CY2018

MIPS Comparison Table: CY 2018 Final Rule vs CY 2017 Final Rule

A handy resource tool to help you navigate the major changes in the 2018 MIPS program – MIPS Comparison Table: CY 2018 Final Rule vs CY 2017 Final Rule was just released by McDermott+Consulting. The document highlights the most significant chang...

Innovation Center Update: Mandated Report on Radiation Therapy Released and Expansion of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Finalized in in CY 2018 PFS Final Rule

On November 3, 2017, the Innovation Center released Report to Congress: Episodic Alternative Payment Model for Radiation Therapy Services. Section 3(b) of the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act (PAMPA) (P.L. 114-115) directs the Sec...

CMS Releases CY 2018 Quality Payment Program (MACRA) Final Rule

Register Today for a Live Webinar –  Overview and Analysis of the CY 2018 QPP Final Rule Thursday November 16, 2017 12:30 – 1:45 PM ET Click here to register   On November 2, 2017 the...

Questions on the CY 2018 QPP Proposed Rule? CMS Hosts Office Hours on August 16 from 12noon - 1 PM ET

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host office hours on the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Year 2 Proposed Rule on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM ET. CMS will provide a brief overview of the QPP and addre...

McDermottPlus Releases Hyperlinked Table of Contents of 2018 QPP Proposed Rule

On June 30, 2017, the CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule was published in the Federal Register. Unfortunately, it was published with a very limited table of contents (TOC). McDermottPlus created a TOC of the 2018 QPP P...

CMMI Hosts Webinar on the Quality Payment Program Year 2 Proposed Rule Focusing on the All-Payer Combination

Scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET

On Tuesday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m. EDT, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center will host a webinar on the Medicare Quality Payment P...

Analysis of MIPS-related Proposals in the CY 2018 QPP (MACRA) Proposed Rule Now Available

McDermottPlus is pleased to provide an analysis of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)-related proposals in the recently released 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) (MACRA) Proposed Rule. The analysis, comparing 2018 proposed to 2017 fina...

CMS Posts Slides from June 26th Listening Session on CY 2018 QPP (MACRA) Proposed Rule

On June 26th, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a listening session on the CY 2018 Quality Payment Program (MACRA) Proposed Rule. Slides from this listening session are available here.   CMS also recently poste...

CMS Hosts Listening Session on the QPP Year 2 Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will host a listening session on the Quality Payment Program QPP (MACRA) Year 2 Proposed Rule on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET. The listening session is an opportunity ...

McDermottPlus Hosts Webinar on Newly Released 2018 QPP Proposed Rule

If you were unable to join us for the live broadcast, an on-demand recording is now available. Click here to access to the video. (Please note – you will still be asked to register to view the recording.) Click here to access the program materi...

LIVE WEBINAR | Quality Payment Program (MACRA) Explained: Overview and Analysis of the CY 2018 Proposed Rule

Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 pm ET Click here to register Now that the CY2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule has been released, join McDermott+Consulting as we break down major pr...

CMS Drops 2018 MACRA Proposed Rule – Proposes Continuing Flexibilities for Year 2

On June 20, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule (CMS-5522-P). Established through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the QPP established two tra...

2018 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Lands at OMB

This week the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) sent the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule (CMS-5522-P) to the Office of Management of Budget (OMB) for review. Established through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization...

CMS Drops 2018 MACRA Proposed Rule – Proposes Continuing Flexibilities for Year 2

On July 25, 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Proposed Rule for a new mandatory bundled payment model for cardiac care, an expansion of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model and a Cardiac Rehabili...