There are some big changes coming to The Joint Commission’s ORYX® program in 2020. Changes include submission method, data file type and measure lists.Read More
Every year the requirements for the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program change; sometimes slightly and sometimes more drastically. In 2020, there are quite a few changes coming your way. For instance, did you know the HAI (NHSN) measures aren't required to be submit this year in this program? And the chart-abstracted measure requirement drops to two measures.
This annual eBook covers the requirements for each section of the IQR program. You'll see a simple summary of the requirements, the submission detail and the deadline. We also list each of the measures in each category.
Get yourself prepared for 2020 with this comprehensive eBook. We even included our measure removal guide to help you understand what measures are being retired in which year.Read More
Fall is quickly approaching, which means the deadline for 2019 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 2019?
Here at Medisolv, we are preparing to begin our annual process of submitting our clients' eCQM files to CMS. This week, we’re offering a free download of our 2019 eCQM reporting checklist.Read More
CMS has mandated that the new Hybrid Hospital-Wide All-Cause Readmission measure go from voluntary to mandatory over the next several years. In fact, last year, CMS held a pilot program during which 150 hospitals submitted the hybrid measure data to CMS. Medisolv's clients made up 69 of those 150 submissions. We learned a few things during the course of those submissions and we've put together a quick start guide to get your hospital thinking about this new measure.
In this quick start guide we explain how the measure is captured in your EHR and how CMS will calculate your measure performance.Read More
Do you have questions about Quality reporting? Well you're not alone. In a recent webinar, Medisolv brought together a panel of Quality experts to answer questions from the audience. Participants submitted all types of questions: big, small, specific, broad, procedural, technical, elementary and advanced.
We've pulled some of the best questions from the webinar grouped into four categories below.Read More
CMS dropped the 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule, which focuses on measure adjustments to reduce quality reporting burden, supporting quality care in rural areas and revising policies related to new technology add-on payments.Read More
The Emergency Department has become the Grand Central Station of the American Healthcare System. Multitudes of people are coming and going in an extremely hectic environment every single day.
Emergency Department visits have reached epidemic proportions. Here are some staggering statics around ED visits in the US.Read More
There are two different tracks to the Quality Payment Program: MIPS and Advanced APMs. By now, we are all pretty familiar with the terms. But did you know that if you participate in an APM (such as an ACO) you may still be required to report to MIPS?
Preparing for a successful QPP participation can be challenging, especially if you wait until the last minute to do your research and make a game plan. Keep in mind that the reporting period for QPP has already begun.Read More
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