Tag: quality

MIPS 2019 Performance Year Submission Deadline Extended

On March 23, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the deadline for clinicians to submit data for the 2019 performance year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The deadline has been extended from March 31...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uploaded new materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

  • 2020 MIPS Quick Start Guide
This guide highlights key program requirements for providers to p...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uploaded new materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

  • 2020 CAHPS for MIPS Minimum Business Requirements
This documents lists the requirements inter...

CMS Announces Plan to Consolidate Physician Compare Tools

Seema Verma, the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), announced in a blog post the agency’s plan to consolidate its eight current consumer-facing Medicare quality databases to one comprehensive tool for beneficiar...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uploaded new materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

  • 2020 MIPS Payment Adjustment Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides an overview of the 2020 paym...

MedPAC Discusses Restructuring Medicare Benefits and Votes on Payment Update Recommendations

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) met on January 16 and 17 to vote on payment update recommendations and to discuss other recommendations to update the Medicare program. The Commission will include payment updates and other recommenda...

CMS Updates QPP Resources

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uploaded new materials to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Resource Library:

  • 2019 Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Fact Sheet
This document provides an ove...

MedPAC to Discuss Quality at November Public Meeting

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is discussing several innovation and quality topics at their next public meeting scheduled for November 7-8, 2019. Topics include: