Navigating the Payment Process

Alignment is an often-used word in health care, and the AMA is demonstrating what it can look like by giving physicians engaged in critical efforts to prevent heart disease and diabetes a road map to earning credit for that work under Medicare’s 2018 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

Up your MIPS score by tallying efforts to prevent chronic disease

Alignment is an often-used word in health care, and the AMA is demonstrating what it can look like by giving physicians engaged in critical efforts to prevent heart disease and diabetes a road map to earning credit for that work under Medicare’s 2018 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

2017 MIPS final scores reissued, new review deadline set

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released physicians' 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and opened the targeted-review process. Based on the AMA flagging calculation-error concerns and the initial targeted-review requests CMS received, the agency has revised the scoring logic and reissued the 2017 MIPS final scores for the physicians affected.

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