MACRA Solutions

MIPS and MACRA Revisited: Grading on a Curve

MIPS and MACRA Revisited: Grading on a Curve

In a recent blog post, we looked at the strong advantages of the MIPS/MACRA program to a practice’s profitability. To reiterate, MIPS and MACRA are the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance...
Navigating the 2021 Challenges of MIPS/MACRA

Navigating the 2021 Challenges of MIPS/MACRA

On December 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2021 Final Rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) that included changes to the merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The following changes could affect your...
MACRA: Mockery or Makeover?

MACRA: Mockery or Makeover?

In April 2015, Congress eliminated the SGR (Sustainable Growth Rate) — the formula used to calculate Medicare payments to healthcare providers. In its vacancy came the newly proposed Quality Payment Program and MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of...
A Guide to Reporting on MACRA in 2018

A Guide to Reporting on MACRA in 2018

A Guide to Reporting on MACRA in 2018 On Nov. 2, 2017, CMS released a final rule with updates to 2018 reporting requirements under MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP). Changes finalized for the 2018 QPP reporting period impact Medicare reimbursement penalties and...