MIPS Tips: Procrastinator’s Edition

The decision to enter the medical profession is personal—and for most of us, it precluded mountains of paperwork and coils of red tape. It had to do with people, healing and working for the greater good. As a pharmacist and CEO, it is easy to envision why business planning so often takes a back seat […]

Choosing MIPS Measures: Catalyzing Success

Preparing for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is steadily moving up the priority list of physicians and healthcare executives as January 1, 2019 draws near. The financial implications—and upside and downside swings—are iminent. Changes are coming—and proponents and opponents can agree on one thing: a shift of this magnitude requires deft planning. To experts […]

Preparing For MIPS: From Idea To Implementation

January 1 is the hallmark of new beginnings—and for physicians and hospital clinics, this year will be no different. January 1, 2019 marks the first opportunity for eligible physicians and hospital clinics to earn penalties and incentives for performance through one of Medicare’s Quality Payment Programs, the Merit Incentive-Based Payment System (MIPS). MIPS replaces the […]