It was great to see so many Acumen blog readers at the recent Acumen Users Conference! For those of you who missed the meeting, MIPS and Advanced APMs were among the hot topics on the conference … [Read more...]
MACRA Montage – A video summary of MACRA blog posts in 2016
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...]
MIPs, MIPS APMs, Partial QPs, and Full QPs
Clinicians that are subject to the quality payment program next year will be designated as one of the following four options: • A full participant in MIPS • A “MIPS APM” participant • A partial … [Read more...]
MACRA: Fun with Numbers!
Can you believe it? In less than 2 weeks, 2017 will be here, and with the New Year comes the biggest change to physician reimbursement our generation has seen. The newly minted Quality Payment … [Read more...]
APM: Just Another TLA?
In the world of TLAs (three-letter acronyms), the APM, or alternative payment model, is a TLA we certainly need to pay attention to. APMs are a collection of new healthcare payment frameworks that are … [Read more...]
HIPAA: P is for Portability
Today I’m thinking about access to healthcare data and how much has changed over the past decade with the adoption of EHRs. If I put on my Mom/caregiver hat, my children’s vaccinations are a good … [Read more...]
Experience of Care: Healthcare’s 3-Point Line
Anybody watch basketball last week? I am not a big fan of the NBA, and let’s face it, the recent NCAA men’s basketball final was a tough act to follow, but there were two remarkable NBA games on the … [Read more...]