In this week's video, Diana expands on Dr. Ketchersid's explanation of Clinical Practice Improvement Activities, a new element of the MIPS score. Check out the blog post for more information, and feel … [Read more...]
MIPS Tip Tuesday
Did you know that not all clinical practice improvement activities (CPIAs) are treated equally? If you read Dr. Ketchersid’s blog post this Monday, you probably already know that each improvement … [Read more...]
CPIA: More Than MACRA Leftovers!
The Monday after Thanksgiving. Festive celebrations with family, large meals, a bit of football, and perhaps some shopping on Black Friday are all now in the rearview mirror. It’s Monday and we are … [Read more...]
MIPS Relief? Mr. Slavitt Offers a Sneak Peek
September is almost behind us, and with its passage most of us will enjoy relief from the sometimes-oppressive summer heat. Recently, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt served up a bit of relief of … [Read more...]
Last weekend I spent some time with family in the cool weather of the Appalachian Mountains. While there I had the opportunity to go fly fishing. It’s important to understand that yours truly is not … [Read more...]
MU, ACI and Hardship Exceptions: What’s a Nephrologist To Do?
Sometimes the heat and humidity encountered during the sultry summer months can smother you like a warm, wet blanket. You know the days I am talking about, right? If you wear glasses, when you step … [Read more...]
Solo and Small Practices Dancing with MACRA
Since April 27 the MACRA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) has been a hot topic. Last week, attendees at a nephrology medical meeting expressed concern about the impact of MACRA on solo and small … [Read more...]