Study quantifies the cost to physician practices of participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System
MIPS participation led to high administrative costs and a significant time drain, according to new research.
New research suggests there’s no need to worry that patient experience surveys lead to low-value healthcare
Findings from a new study may assuage concerns that low-value care is encouraged through the use of patient experience ratings in payment formulas.
Looming changes to quality reporting in the Medicare Shared Savings Program draw strong pushback from healthcare providers
Healthcare provider organizations are petitioning the Biden administration to slow recently finalized quality-related changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Providers urge Congress to act quickly on COVID-19 assistance, value-based payment
Hospitals and other providers are urging the lame-duck Congress to provide more COVID-19 provider relief and to tweak rules for physicians in value-based payment models.
Physicians score well in Quality Payment Program but receive little for it
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program needs to be simplified to allow all providers to participate without it being overly burdensome.
CMMI announcement foreshadows more mandatory bundled payment models
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says based on recently announced changes to BPCI-A episodes, a mandatory model may be defined much broader than currently.
More physicians shift from MIPS to APMs in Medicare
Increasing numbers of physicians paid by Medicare are shifting from the default quality-reporting-based payment option to earning bonus payments by participating in other payment models.
Analysis: CMS releases 2018 QPP participation results
A review of the results of the 2018 CMS Quality Payment Program and what’s increasing the percentage of physicians participating.
July 14-19: See what events are coming in healthcare
Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 14.
July 8-12: See what events are coming in healthcare
Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 8.