The transition from winter to spring is one that I look forward to every year. Predictions for snowfall disappear from the forecast, trees and flowers are budding and blooming, and smell of fresh cut … [Read more...]
ACI Hardships: Old Dog, New Trick
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...]
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...]
MACRA, MIPS, and APMs: Clear as Mud?
Last week Diana Strubler provided a wonderful overview of the MACRA implementation requirements published 10 days ago. This massive 962-page tome contains something for everybody. Over the past 6 … [Read more...]
2016: Looking Back, Looking Forward
The holidays are behind us and we are off to a great start in 2016. I am sure you have each enjoyed your lucky New Year’s Day meal and have made several resolutions, which hopefully will come to … [Read more...]
QRUR & the VM: It’s Worth a Look
As November comes to a close, there’s no better time to begin thinking about all of those year-end administrative tasks. Diana got us off to a great start last week with a very handy meaningful use … [Read more...]