Part 3 – 3 Things You Need to Know About Quality Benchmarks Under MIPS

April 20th, 2017 By
There are three important aspects of benchmarks that will affect your MIPS score. Significant differences in benchmarks for the same measure across reporting methods Measures without benchmarks Topped out measures For the final blog of this series, we will focus on topped out measures...
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Part 2 – 3 Things You Need to Know About Quality Benchmarks Under MIPS

April 13th, 2017 By
In Part 1 of this blog series, we looked at how the benchmark values may vary across the different reporting options, and therefore can impact your overall MIPS score.  It is important for healthcare organizations, to find the optimal combination of measures and reporting methods to achieve a high...
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Part 1 – 3 Things You Need to Know About Quality Benchmarks Under MIPS

April 6th, 2017 By
Something that has not received a lot of attention, but will have a significant impact on MIPS scores is the new benchmarking methodology for Quality measures.  Success in MIPS will be driven by many factors, including benchmarks, which will impact your organization’s selection of measures and...
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HIMSS 2017 Podcast with HealthcareNOW Radio

March 23rd, 2017 By
This year at HIMSS, Tom S. Lee and Beth Houck had the pleasure to talk with Carol Flagg of HealthcareNOW Radio about the hot topics at HIMSS, including MIPS. In the below podcast, Tom, Beth, and Carol discuss common MIPS pitfalls facing organizations and MIPS best practices. “I think it is...
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5 Reasons Organizations in Advanced Alternative Payment Models Are Not Ignoring MIPS

March 1st, 2017 By
Since the January 1st start of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), provider organizations are deciding where focusing their efforts can yield the greatest benefits and minimize the most risks under MIPS and/or alternative payment models (APMs).  In particular, organizations participating in...
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