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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

CMS Administrator Verma Unveils New Strategy to Fuel Data-driven Patient Care, Transparency

April 30th, 2018|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announced the agency’s new Data Driven Patient Care Strategy as part of the MyHealthEData initiative at the ninth annual Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C. The strategy positions CMS to further support industry innovation in unleashing the power of data to inform patients’

MIPS APMs to Advanced APMs: How to Make the Valuable Transition

April 9th, 2018|

This year, America’s Physician Groups (APG) continues their webinar series with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for physicians and physician groups implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) through the Quality Payment Program (QPP), focusing onAlternative Payment Models (APMs). Through a co-branding agreement with CMS, the sessions will combine CMS expertise

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT

March 29th, 2018|

CMS Extends the MIPS 2017 Data Submission Deadline from March 31 to April 3 at 8 PM EDT

Email TechAssist@Qsource.org, or call us toll-free Monday to Friday at 844-205-5540 from 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. CT, to connect to the last-minute technical assistance you need.

If you’re an eligible clinician participating in the Quality Payment Program, you now

Murfreesboro Sets Scenic Stage for Annual 5K Natalie’s Run

March 26th, 2018|

Nashville, Tenn. — THIMA Foundation of the Tennessee Health Information Management Association and Qsource, an event sponsor, announced details for the Foundation’s upcoming Natalie’s Run, a Run/Walk or Virtual 5K honoring the memory of Natalie Stovall Frady.

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Check-In Time: 5:30 – 5:55 PM Race begins: 6:00 PM
Gateway Island
1875 W College St, Murfreesboro,

Spotlight on 2017 MIPS Advancing Care Information Resources

March 22nd, 2018|

The March 31, 2018 data submission deadline for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is quickly approaching!

As you prepare to submit your 2017 MIPS data for the Advancing Care Information performance category, CMS encourages you to review its 2017 Advancing Care Information resources. Below is a list of all of the Advancing Care Information