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2022 MIPS Hardship Application Deadline Approaching

November 22, 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the 2022 MIPS hardship applications. There are two applications available, the Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstance (EUC) hardship application and the…

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MIPS Cataract Cost Measure Simplified

November 18, 2022

2022 is the first performance year that CMS is going to count the MIPS Cataract Cost Measure. Due to COVID, Cost Scores haven’t been calculated since 2019. The MIPS Cost category…

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What’s Going On With Surprise Billing?

November 10, 2022

Even though Surprise Billing requirements have been in effect since 2021, we’re due for an update on where the requirements stand, and what kind of legal challenges the regulations are…

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Quality Reporting for Your ASC: 2023 Final Changes

November 4, 2022

On November 1, 2022 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2023 Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Program (ASCQR) Final Rule. This blog post breaks down the final changes…

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NEW MIPS and QPP 2023 Final Rule: High-Level Summary

November 1, 2022

On November 1, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) officially released the 2023 Quality Payment Program (QPP) final rule. The 3,304 page final rule contained many changes that will take place…

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Florida and Puerto Rico Now Qualify for 2022 MIPS Automatic Hardships

October 25, 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that they have identified the State of Florida and the territory of Puerto Rico as qualifying for a 2022 MIPS…

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National Patient Identification: The Future of Interoperability?

October 21, 2022

Errors in patient identification have cost the United States healthcare system over $6 billion annually. These errors have implications related to patient care, safety, payment, data sharing, and interoperability. Is there a…

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MIPS Score Appeal Deadline Coming Up October 21

October 14, 2022

The deadline to appeal 2021 MIPS scores and 2023 MIPS payment adjustments is rapidly approaching. The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) calls these appeals “targeted reviews”. October 21, 2022 is…

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Changes to Information Blocking Requirements Have Arrived

October 6, 2022

After many delays, a new Information Blocking (IB) deadline is here! We wanted to remind everyone that October 6, 2022 is the deadline for compliance with an extended definition of Electronic Health Information (EHI).…

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