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MIPS Participation: To Group or Not to Group – That is the Question

MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment) is one of the pathway under MACRA Quality Payment Program  which streamlines multiple quality reporting programs and provides payment adjustments to eligible clinicians based on their performance. Under MIPS, you can report as an Individual or


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MIPS Participation- Part-2 – What I need to do now?

Review the letter to know the eligibility status of your group and each individual NPI within your TIN. If I am included in MIPS: You must participate by submitting your performance data by 31st March 2018 to avoid negative payment


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MIPS Participation- Part-1 – Decoding Eligibility Criteria

CMS has come up with a tool (https://qpp.cms.gov/learn/eligibility) to check your MIPS eligibility status. They are also sending out letters to clinicians informing them about the MIPS Participation Status. What is this all about?


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Estimating your Revenues under MIPS

With MIPS replacing the PQRS and EHR Meaningful Use Incentives, what healthcare providers want to know is “How is my today’s performance going to affect my cash flow beginning 2019?” Unlike PQRS and EHR incentive program, MIPS does not award


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MACRA Simplifications for Small Practices

MACRA is finally here and Clinicians are overwhelmed by the changes and complexities in the New Payment Model. CMS has been working with GAO (Government Accountability Office) to understand the unique needs and challenges faced by clinicians in small practices


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MIPS Financial Calculator