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Important MIPS Updates for 2024

Attention MIPS Participants: Several of the traditional MIPS measures have been removed from reporting as of 2024. They are listed below: CMS 69 BMI Screening and Follow Up CMS 125 Breast Cancer Screening CMS 127 Pneumococcal Vaccination CMS 130 Colorectal Cancer Screening CMS 147 Influenza Immunization Many of these are common options for reporting therefore your office will need to review the current 2024 list and find other measures to report on for this year….
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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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2021 MIPS Eligibility – Check Final Status

Visit the QPP Website and login to verify your final 2021 MIPS Eligibility. Your status may have changed due to the second MIPS Eligibility Determination Period (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) which is now updated on the QPP Participation Status Lookup tool on the QPP website. If you reviewed eligibility after the first segment of the MIPS Eligibility Determination Period for 2021 participation year, and you were found NOT Eligible for MIPS at a particular practice then…
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Upcoming 2020 MIPS Deadline – CMS Recommends to Submit an Exception

UPDATED: DEADLINE EXTENDED – 2020 MIPS Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception Applications are Due February 1, 2021 For the 2020 performance year, CMS will be using the Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances policy to allow MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, and virtual groups to submit an application requesting reweighting of one or more MIPS performance categories to 0% due to the current COVID-19 public health emergency.  If you have any concerns about the effect of the COVID-19…
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Re-check MIPS Eligibility

Re-check MIPS Eligibility after Final Determination Period Your eligibility was reviewed twice during the 2019 Performance Year. Reviews analyzed CMS Medicare Part B Claims data and PECOS data from two 12-month time periods: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018 October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019 IMPORTANT: Clinicians and practices must exceed the low-volume threshold during BOTH review periods to be eligible for MIPS. CMS will use data from these dates to: Determine eligibility…
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2019 Promoting Interoperability Hardship Exception Now Available

2019 MIPS Promoting Interoperability Hardship Exception Applications are Now Available CMS is now accepting hardship exception applications for the Promoting Interoperability (PI) category for the 2019 MIPS performance period. The following exceptions are available: Small practice De-certified EHR technology Insufficient Internet connectivity Extreme and uncontrollable circumstances such as disaster, practice closure, severe financial distress, or vendor issues Lack of control over the availability of certified EHR (CEHRT) If your application is approved, your PI score…
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AL and MS Medicaid Program Attestation for 2018

Alabama Medicaid – Medicaid has changed the name of the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program to Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program. Alabama Medicaid is now accepting PY 2018 attestations and the deadline to submit your data is March 31, 2019. The link to Alabama’s State Level Registry (SLR) is https://alslr.thinkhts.com/. For more information, please refer to AL Medicaid’s Promoting Interoperability (PI) website: http://medicaid.alabama.gov/content/2.0_Newsroom/2.7_Special_Initiatives/2.7.2_Meaningful_Use.aspx.   Mississippi Medicaid – Medicaid has changed the name of the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program…
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Attestation for MIPS 2018

MIPS 2018 Attestation Deadline is fast approaching! The attestation deadline is April 2, 2019. CMS Web Interface users need to report their Quality performance category data by March 22, 2019. Clinicians who reported Quality measures via Medicare Part B claims throughout the 2018 performance year, CMS will receive your quality data from claims processed by your Medicare Administrative Contractor, and claims for services furnished during 2018 must be processed within 60 days after the end…
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MediSYS Webinar: Reporting in the New Year!

Join MediSYS on January 23 at 11:00 AM CST for our Online Webinar – Reporting in the New Year! It may be a new year, but your reporting needs to be done just like you did last year! Let MediSYS guide you through daily/weekly reporting and A/R management to keep your office going full steam ahead throughout the year. Click here to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5397131342027161090  

MIPS Promoting Interoperability hardship exception now available

MIPS Promoting Interoperability hardship exception now available – Submit today, don’t wait! For 2018 MIPS, eligible clinicians can submit a QPP Hardship Exception Application to have the Promoting Interoperability (PI) performance category (formerly ACI) reweighted to 0 percent citing one of the following reasons: Small practices (15 or fewer clinicians) NEW for 2018 Using decertified EHR technology NEW for 2018 Insufficient Internet connectivity Extreme and uncontrollable circumstances Lack of control over the availability of CEHRT Application…
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MACRA Minute – Request your MIPS Targeted Review Today

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week! October 1 is the deadline to request a MIPS Targeted Review – But Don’t Wait! A targeted review is a process where MIPS ECs can request CMS review their 2017 MIPS participation year calculations. If you suspect there are errors or data quality issues with your 2019 payment adjustment then don’t delay! Confirm you have an Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) account today and log in to…
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