Take a Quality Improvement Road Trip in 2020 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Erin Heilman Posted Jan 17, 2020 in Regulatory Updates: Ambulatory

The road to quality improvement and value-based care is paved with clinical quality measures. But there are many potholes, hazards and detours along the way that can slow you down. What can your hospital, health system or medical practice do to avoid these roadblocks and successfully reach your destination?

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[E-BOOK] An Overview of MIPS 2020

By Erin Heilman Posted Jan 10, 2020 in Regulatory Updates: Ambulatory

This week CMS released the full nationwide results of the second year of MIPS. Participation is at 98% and of the participants 98% met or exceeded the minimum score of 15 points. What they neglected to highlight was the maximum amount of reimbursement anyone across the country received was a 1.68% increase to their Medicare Part B reimbursement. But for those of you frustrated by the maximum effort you give to the program with the minuscule return, there is hope.

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A Note From Our CEO: The State of Healthcare Quality in 2020

As we say goodbye to the teen years of this century and move beyond the decade of Meaningful Use, it is a good time to look back on how quality measurement and reporting has evolved, and more importantly, where it may be headed. Several key trends in motion are likely to continue next year and beyond.

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MIPS 2020 Requirements

Guess what? You might actually be able to make some real money in the MIPS program next year. That's because CMS is upping the minimum and exceptional scores so more of the worst performer’s money will feed the best performers.

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[Slideshow]: MIPS 2020 Changes from the Final Rule

CMS released the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule which contained the revised MIPS requirements. Next year CMS is upping the minimum score requirements and plan to post your 2018 MIPS performance to Physician Compare. Also, of note, CMS has released its vision for how their new MIPS Value Pathways (MVP) program may look in 2021. I’ve summarized the gist of the program below the slideshow.

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Medisolv’s MIPS Reporting Results

Results from the second year of MIPS

2018 marked the second complete year of the MIPS program. Last year, we put together an infographic showing our clients’ performance in the first year of MIPS. This year we took it a step further and included even more data points for comparison.

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Medisolv Quality Expert Panel Answers Your FAQs

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.

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2020 MIPS Proposed Rule: Key Highlights

By Erin Heilman Posted Aug 02, 2019 in Regulatory Updates: Ambulatory

What’s in store for MIPS 2020? Earlier this week, CMS dropped the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule. The rule provides a pretty good snapshot of the future for MIPS over the next several years. They are evening out the category distribution and upping the threshold requirements. Also of note, they plan to post 2018 MIPS performance to Physician Compare. Keep in mind that these are just the proposed changes. The final rule will come out in late fall.

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50 Quality Reporting Resources for 2019

Happy 4th of July everyone! We hope you had a great day full of hot dogs and hamburgers, apple pie and ice cream and fireworks, friends and family.

In honor of Independence Day, we’ve gathered a list of 50 resources for your quality reporting needs.

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2019 MIPS Mind Game [Quiz]

By Erin Heilman Posted May 10, 2019 in Regulatory Updates: Ambulatory

Play the 2019 MIPS Mind Game!

How much do you know about the MIPS 2019 requirements? Do you think you could achieve a passing grade on a 15-point quiz?

Put your MIPS knowledge to the test by answering questions about eligibility, payments, exemptions and important deadlines.  

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