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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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Electronic Case Reporting State-by-State

September 30, 2022

While Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) has been required under the MIPS Promoting Interoperability category for almost a year now, many states were not prepared to receive these reports. As we head into the second…

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Improving Care Communication and Coordination through EHRs

September 22, 2022

Care communication and coordination have been a centerpiece of recent policy discussions for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently — from the recent MIPS measures proposals to the broader…

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There’s Still Time to Avoid a 2022 MIPS Penalty

September 16, 2022

October 3 will mark 90 days left in 2022. With only a few weeks left until the last 90 days of the year, can you still report MIPS? Yes, but…

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