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Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award

November 14th, 2019|

Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award under the 12th Statement of Work
INDIANAPOLIS: On November, 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Qsource to serve as a Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) in Indiana under the recently launched

CMS Updates Consumer Resources for Comparing Hospital Quality

March 1st, 2019|

 
CMS Updates Consumer Resources for Comparing Hospital Quality

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated hospital performance data on the Hospital Compare website and on data.medicare.gov to empower patients, families, and stakeholders with important information they need to compare hospitals and make informed healthcare decisions. This data includes specific measures of hospitals’ quality

CMS Launches Podcast to Reach Stakeholders via Modern Platform

February 20th, 2019|

CMS Launches Podcast to Reach Stakeholders via Modern Platform

New podcast “CMS: Beyond the Policy” offers regular episodes that discuss agency updates and policies in a user-friendly medium
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched “CMS: Beyond the Policy,” a new podcast highlighting updates and changes to policies and programs in an easily

AHRQ Analysis Finds Hospital-Acquired Conditions Declined By Nearly 1 Million from 2014-2017

January 30th, 2019|

AHRQ Analysis Finds Hospital-Acquired Conditions Declined By Nearly 1 Million from 2014-2017

New data released today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) show reductions in hospital-acquired conditions such as adverse drug events and healthcare-associated infections helped prevent 20,500 hospital deaths and save $7.7 billion

Your Vaccine Recommendation Is a Critical Factor in Protecting Patient Health

June 28th, 2018|

Your Vaccine Recommendation Is a Critical Factor in Protecting Patient Health
Patients trust you to give them the best counsel on how to protect their health. You know that immunization is an important preventive measure – but it’s unlikely that getting vaccinated is on the radar for your adult patients. Your strong recommendation is critical

CMS Leverages Medicaid Program to Combat the Opioid Crisis

June 12th, 2018|

 
CMS Leverages Medicaid Program to Combat the Opioid Crisis
States provided guidance in designing treatment options for Opioid Epidemic

 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CMS released guidanceaimed at building on our commitment to partner with states to ensure that they have flexibilities and the tools necessary to combat the opioid crisis.  This new guidance

2018 MIPS Playbook Ready for Download

May 25th, 2018|

2018 MIPS Playbook Ready for Download
A new resource is now available to help family physicians get engaged with — and succeed in — the Merit-based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS), one track of CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP).

The 2018 MIPS Playbook is available to American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) members free of charge.  This playbook

Quality Payment Program Website Now Offers 2018 MIPS Clinician Eligibility at the Group Level

May 10th, 2018|

Quality Payment Program Website Now Offers 2018 MIPS Clinician Eligibility at the Group Level
You can now log in to the CMS Quality Payment Program website to check your group’s 2018 eligibility for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

After logging into the feature using your EIDM credentials, browse to the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) affiliated

CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy

May 9th, 2018|

CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy
Interagency effort seeks to improve access and quality of care for rural Americans

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy intended to provide a proactive approach on healthcare issues to ensure that the nearly one in five individuals who live

CMS Encourages Eligible Suppliers to Participate in Expanded Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model

April 30th, 2018|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in April expanded the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), a national performance-based payment model offering a new approach to type 2 diabetes prevention in eligible Medicare beneficiaries with an indication of pre-diabetes. For the first time, both traditional healthcare providers and community-based organizations can enroll as

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