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...]
MIPS 2018 Bonus Points
We are only 12 days away from officially closing out the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) submission period! Hopefully most of you have everything squared away and are now strategizing … [Read more...]
MIPS Virtual Groups: A Virtual Pipe Dream?
Well, it’s over. Super Bowl LII is now part of history. Did your team win last night? Do you have a new favorite commercial? Or perhaps you simply don’t care about the Super Bowl? For those of you in … [Read more...]
The QPP: Small Practice Relief in 2018?
Happy New Year, blog readers! Did you make any resolutions this year? Do they remain intact? Was MIPS part of one of those resolutions? If Med-PAC has its way, MIPS will ride off into the sunset just … [Read more...]
Using a 2015 Certified EHR in MIPS Year 2
Happy New Year! You may have noticed my short absence from the blog—but I had good reason. As of Dec 31, 2017, Acumen EHR v8.0 achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information … [Read more...]
QPP 2018: The Final Rule Arrives
November is here and before long we will be welcoming the New Year. Following a remarkably exciting World Series, I am delighted the college hoops season is underway. The usual suspects are at the top … [Read more...]
ESCOs and QPs: Of Right Hands and Lefts
When you brushed your teeth this morning or ate your breakfast, odds are you used your right hand to drive the toothbrush or the spoon or fork. Roughly 85-90% of the world’s population is right … [Read more...]