ACI Hardships: Old Dog, New Trick

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Happy New Year—2017 is here! College football will have a new champion tonight, college hoops is in full swing, and we are now 9 days into the new Quality Payment Program. Time flies when you are … [Read more...]

Great Expectations: Health IT in 2017

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Happy New Year! To get our Acumen blog off to a value-based start we asked health IT (HIT) experts to give us their perspective on HIT progress in 2016 and hopes for 2017. Please enjoy these 2016 … [Read more...]

MACRA Montage – A video summary of MACRA blog posts in 2016

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On Monday, Diana gave us A MACRA Mashup and a late Christmas Gift, which contained links to all the blogs, videos, and MIPS tips we’ve published during our MACRA series. Today, we are giving you … [Read more...]

A MACRA Mashup and a Late Christmas Gift!

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We made it to the end—not just the end of the year, but the end of our MACRA series here on the blog! Now don’t get too bummed. This isn’t the end of the road for Acumen and MACRA, but with MACRA … [Read more...]

MIPS Tip Tuesday

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Did you know that you can participate in MIPS as an individual or as a group? One of the key decisions you will need to make next year (if you are in the MIPS track of MACRA) is whether you will … [Read more...]

“Macramatics”: How to Calculate Your MIPS Composite Performance Score

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Need to do some Macramatics for your MIPS score? Diana Strubler provides a step-by-step explanation on how to calculate your MIPS composite performance score.   … [Read more...]

MIPS Tip Tuesday

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Did you know that getting a MIPS score of 3 is enough to avoid a penalty in 2019? For the 2017 performance year, a clinician under the MIPS path can earn up to 100 MIPS composite score points. … [Read more...]