The Ten States with the Worst HAC Performance in 2018

Did you know that a whopping 751 hospitals were penalized for their high Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) rates this year?

The HAC program is one of the CMS programs that can hit hospitals with a penalty and significant revenue loss. And this year, the HAC scores look a little different than they have in years past. Before we share which states landed on the list of the worst HAC performers, let’s dive into how the HAC program works and what it means to get a HAC penalty.

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How to Make Money in MIPS 2018

When it comes to MIPS, hard work pays off…literally. But how? And what can do you to ensure that you are maximizing your chances of receiving a nice large reimbursement?

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2018 eCQM Reporting Checklist [Free Download]

Fall is quickly approaching, which means the deadline for 2018 eCQM reporting will be here before you know it! Is your hospital ready to report eCQMs to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program for 2018?

If you’re still unsure about the requirements and guidelines for 2018, don’t panic—Medisolv has your back. This week, we’re offering a free download of our 2018 eCQM reporting checklist.

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MIPS 2018: Fact or Fiction?

Will the real MIPS please stand up? Trying to get your facts straight for MIPS reporting can be confusing and frustrating. And with a positive or negative payment adjustment at stake, having the right information is crucial for achieving MIPS success.

So, what’s the truth about MIPS round two? Are you up to speed with accurate requirements and changes for 2018? 

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Get Equipped for MIPS 2018

Are you familiar with each of the category requirements for MIPS 2018? Do you and your team know what to report on to achieve the best possible MIPS score?

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2019 Hospital IQR Program: 4 Things to Expect

While it may feel like you’re just starting to get a handle on your 2018 regulatory reporting duties, it’s time to start thinking ahead to 2019.

I know what you must be thinking: ‘Eh, I still have plenty of time!’ But keep in mind that summer is almost over…and that 2019 is a mere four months away. Say what!? *Pause for acknowledgment, minor panic and recovery.*

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2019 IPPS Final Rule: What's Changing?  [SLIDESHOW]

CMS recently dropped their 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule, which focuses on simplifying requirements, reducing regulatory reporting costs and emphasizing patient-centered care. 

So, what exactly does CMS have up their sleeve for next year? Take a look at the slideshow below to learn about the major changes that were finalized in the 2019 IPPS final rule. 

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Pella Regional Health Center Exceeds Expectations for Year One of MIPS

In 2017, Pella Regional Health Center needed to gear up for a new Quality Payment Program (QPP) that would either incentivize or penalize their physicians based on performance: MIPS. But how?  

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2018 MIPS Reimbursements: How Does It Work?

Achieving a successful MIPS submission can be challenging for any Eligible Clinician—but did you know that small practices in particular are more likely to receive a negative payment adjustment than larger practices?

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2019 MIPS Proposed Rule: Key Highlights

What’s in store for year three of the Quality Payment Program (QPP)? Last week, CMS dropped the 2019 QPP proposed rule. In addition to focusing on improving patient care by greatly reducing paperwork requirements for clinicians, it includes some major MIPS changes such as removing several process-based quality measures, overhauling the newly named Promoting Interoperability category and modifying technical requirements. Keep in mind that these are just the proposed changes. The final rule will come out in late fall.

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