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Now Accepting Public Comments on the Draft 2024 CMS QRDA III Implementation Guide and Schematron for Eligible Clinicians Programs

The draft 2024 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category III Implementation Guide (IG) and Schematron for Eligible Clinicians Programs are available for public comment starting on May 17, 2023, and closing at 5 pm eastern time (ET) on May 31, 2023. The 2024 CMS QRDA III IG outlines requirements for eligible clinicians to report electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the calendar year 2024 performance period. Visit the ONC Project Tracking System (Jira) website to submit public…
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MediSYS Newscast – April 2023

Welcome to the MediSYS Newscast! By listening to a quick clip, we hope you will find helpful industry information, updated product features and benefits, as well as other community news related to our MediSYS clients. Simply listen to the podcast above to hear what’s happening at MediSYS! You can also find more information online via our website at www.medisysinc.com, as well as access recorded training videos, webinars and these newscasts when needed. Be on the lookout…
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MediSYS Newscast – February 2023

Welcome to the MediSYS Newscast! By listening to a quick clip, we hope you will find helpful industry information, updated product features and benefits, as well as other community news related to our MediSYS clients. Simply listen to the podcast above to hear what’s happening at MediSYS! You can also find more information online via our website at www.medisysinc.com, as well as access recorded training videos, webinars and these newscasts when needed. Be on the lookout…
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Reminder: New Alabama Telehealth Law Effective July 11th

On Monday, July 11th, 2022, a new Alabama law related to telehealth will go into effect. This law outlines specific requirements related to telemedicine and outlines a provider’s responsibilities and requirements. For more information, please visit our website at www.medisysinc.com for access to a provider tip sheet and various articles of reference. To view the full law, click here: ACT 2022-302 If you need Telehealth now, MediSYS can help. Fast deployment Affordable based on usage No long-term commitment…
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2022 MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception Application Is Now Open

Attention MIPS Eligible Providers: The 2022 MIPS performance year Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception Application is now OPEN. Submit your applications to CMS by 8 p.m. ET on December 31, 2022. ATTENTION for Small Practices: Beginning with the 2022 performance year, small practices receive automatic reweighting of the Promoting Interoperability performance category to 0%, whether they choose to participate as an individual or as a group. For more information visit the QPP website. When would you submit an…
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Reminder – March 31 is the 2021 MIPS Deadline

Attention MIPS Eligible Providers: Tomorrow, March 31st at 8:00 PM ET, is the deadline to submit: 2021 MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) applications citing COVID-19 as the triggering event. Because of the automatic EUC policy, you don’t need to submit an application for individual clinicians. EUC applications submitted won’t override previously submitted data for groups and virtual groups. 2021 MIPS Performance Year data – You can sign in on the QPP Website and submit and update your data…
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Safely Care for Patients while Maintaining Revenue

With the number of new COVID cases on the rise, many clinics are boosting their use of Telehealth to keep patients and staff safe.  Regardless of age, patients expect the flexibility of virtual visits.  Plus, with the new year, many practices are expanding access to Annual Wellness Visits by using Telehealth for established patients since CMS and many carriers will cover it with patient consent.   If you are not using Telehealth or find your Telehealth…
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Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Advancing Care Information Tips n Tricks

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Advancing Care Information: Tips ‘n’ Tricks We created a list of a few tips on the Advancing Care Information (formerly Meaningful Use) performance category for 2017. Remember, the Advancing Care Information (ACI) category counts for 25% of your 2017 MIPS Performance score. Tips ‘n’ Tricks: Make sure you choose the right ACI measure set to report on. This will depend on which version your EHR software is certified; 2014 or…
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Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Improvement Activities Tips n Tricks

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Improvement Activities: Tips ‘n’ Tricks We created a list of a few tips on the Improvement Activities performance category for 2017.  Remember, the Improvement Activities category counts for 15% of your 2017 MIPS Performance score. Tips ‘n’ Tricks: The maximum score for the Improvement Activities (IA) category is 40. Each Improvement Activity is weighted differently and the weight determines the points that you will receive for completing the activity:…
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Mid-Week MACRA Minute – Quality Measure 226: Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! Quality Measure 226 – Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention CMS made some changes to Quality Measure 226 and we have highlighted those changes below. Description: Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who were screened for tobacco use one or more times within 24 months AND who received cessation counseling intervention if identified as a tobacco user NEW DENOMINATOR/NUMERATOR CRITERIA…
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PROPOSED 2018 MIPS and APM changes

On June 20, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the PROPOSED RULE for the 2018 Quality Payment Program, which includes the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and alternative payment models (APMs) participation options and requirements. The Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires that the Quality Payment Program is reevaluated and updated annually. The proposed rule aims to simplify reporting requirements and offer support for doctors and clinicians…
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New Attestation Resources for the 2016 Medicare EHR Incentive Program

The Medicare EHR Incentive Programs attestation system will be open from January 3 – February 28, 2017. Providers must attest no later than February 28th, 2017 for the 2016 program year to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. For 2016 Medicare Meaningful Use attestation the reporting period for all participants, returning and new, is any 90-day period in 2016. NEW Attestation Resources: CMS Attestation Worksheets – Providers can log their MU measures for each objective in…
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