Posts Tagged MIPS

CMS to Apply Disaster Waiver for MIPS Clinicians affected by Hurricane Florence

CMS will automatically apply a disaster waiver to certain Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) clinicians who live or practice in areas that were affected by Hurricanes Florence or Michael, or the California wildfires. These MIPS clinicians will automatically qualify for the program’s extreme

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Clinicians can look up 2018 MIPS participation status online

CMS released an updated tool to help clinicians determine if they must participate this year in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, one of two payment pathways for clinicians under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse

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MedPAC recommends replacing MIPS with new proposal

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recently recommended that the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) be replaced with a proposed program that would be less burdensome and more likely to improve quality. MIPS combines parts of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the

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