Top 3 Decisions to Optimize Your MIPS Quality Score

July 6th, 2017 By
The Quality category of MIPS typically comprises 60% of a clinician’s or organization’s MIPS score. Factors such as the quality reporting method and measures you select have great bearing on the MIPS Quality score, level of clinician engagement, and administrative costs. We summarize here some...
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Mid-Year MIPS Deadlines for Organizations Considering CMS Web Interface or CAHPS for MIPS

June 20th, 2017 By
The first half of 2017 is almost behind us, and June 30th marks an important day for your group’s 2017 MIPS performance year reporting. Will your group submit data via CMS Web Interface? Will you participate in the CAHPS for MIPS survey to measure patient experience and contribute to the TIN’s...
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MIPS for Advanced Practice Providers for 2017 and Beyond

June 1st, 2017 By
Starting in the first year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), advanced practice providers (APPs), also known as mid-level providers, are deemed eligible clinicians and must participate in MIPS or an Advanced APM. As clinicians and administrators develop and execute their QPP participation...
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Part 5 – Top 5 MIPS Issues for Specialty Clinicians

May 31st, 2017 By
During this blog series, we have explored the top 5 issues facing specialty clinicians in regards to MIPS, including method selectin and cost measures. In the final part, we look at the role Advanced APMS can play in a specialty clinician’s MIPS strategy. 5. What, if any, Advanced APMs should I...
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Part 4 – Top 5 MIPS Issues for Specialty Clinicians

May 25th, 2017 By
In this first three parts of this blog series, we have looked at how specialty clinicians should approach selecting which Quality measures to report, which Quality reporting methods to choose, and what to consider when developing a MIPS strategy. Next, we will take a look at how to prepare for...
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