What Will Happen to MACRA Under a Trump Administration?

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It’s President’s Day! While doing some quick research, I concluded that some consider today a day to recognize all presidents, past and present. Others consider it a celebration of certain key … [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...]

MIPs, MIPS APMs, Partial QPs, and Full QPs

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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!

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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?

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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...]

Clinical Practice Improvement Activities: The New Kid on the Block

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New kid on the block

Last week Dr. Dugan Maddux kindly gave us a reprieve from all of the MACRA talk on the blog. However, that break was short lived as we continue to unpackage the monster that is MIPS. With the first … [Read more...]

HIPAA: P is for Portability

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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...]