Welcome to the new decade, Acumen blog readers. Have you gotten used to typing or writing 2020? Neither have I! As we break new ground this decade, one of the things on our minds is the new nephrology … [Read more...]
Change: Had enough?
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...]
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...]
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...]
A Foolproof Way to Avoid a MIPS Penalty in 2017!
Happy Labor Day! It’s a day where you can take things easy and try to let the worries of the world pass you by! On the flipside, it also marks the 28-day countdown to October 2nd. For most clinicians, … [Read more...]
Raising the MIPS Low-Volume Threshold: Good News or Bad?
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...]
The QPP in 2018: Fun with NPRM Numbers
It’s been just over a month since CMS released the notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) for the 2018 version of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Diana masterfully unpacked much of the meat in that … [Read more...]