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CMS hosting webinars for 2018 MIPS performance categories

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) webinars for the Cost, Improvement Activities, and Quality Performance categories for 2018 to share information on requirements, scoring criteria, and data submission. Information and registration details are provided below. [...]

2018-07-21T03:59:38+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Clinical Resources|

CMS updates Quality Payment Program website

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the Quality Payment Program website to include several new features. Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool The Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool, previously known as the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool, now includes both [...]

2018-07-13T16:58:35+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Clinical Resources|

MIPS scores and performance feedback now available

Performance feedback and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) scores are now available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for all individual clinicians and groups that submitted data through the Quality Payment Program (QPP) website for 2017. Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) [...]

2018-07-07T03:20:48+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Clinical Resources|

Scoring Manual FAQ:  Scoring hypopneas

Question: If hypopneas are being scored according to Rule D.1.A., is a ≥3% oxygen desaturation required in addition to an associated arousal? Answer: Rule D.1.A. in The AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events, Version 2.5, states the following: Score a respiratory event [...]

2018-07-02T14:32:12+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Clinical Resources|