MIPS Tips (June)

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2019 reporting year is now past the half-way point in the reporting year. Be sure you are staying on track with all the changes for 2019.

Category Corner (MIPS performance categories) 
Eligible clinicians must report active engagement in the Improvement Activity(s) selected for a minimum of a 90-day reporting period and be able to support their active engagement in the activity(s) for the full 90-days. In the event of an audit, remember these important tips:

Program Perks (new and important updates from CMS on the Quality Payment Program) 
On June 20th via the QPP Listserv, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the following:

Measurement Metrics (how to improve your scores)
The 2015 CEHRT Requirements for the PI category can be found on the Quatris Healthco Knowledgebase. View the step-by-step instructions to be fully 2015 CEHRT compliant before starting a 90-day reporting period. If you are a Quatris Healthco customer and do not have access to the Quatris Healthco Knowledgebase, click here to register.

Athenahealth recently hosted a webinar and reviewed the setup and workflow for the Receiving and Incorporating Health Information measure. Click here to view the webinar and click here to view the slides.

Toolbox Tactics (how to use the Quality Reporting tool to manage and monitor your progress)

MIPS Consulting
Quatris Healthco offers quality consulting services to our Centricity customers. For information contact mkeller@qhco.com.

*Note: The content of this email may not apply to your practice. Contact your EMR vendor on processes for support and quality reporting programs.