The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently posted documents on CMS.gov that include the measures and activities for each of the four Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance categories in 2018. These resources include: 2018 Improvement Activities: Provides information about specific Improvement Activities and activity weights (medium vs. high). 2018 Quality Measures Specifications: Includes descriptions [...]
This is a site to bookmark and visit often. It is the place where CMS will communicate Quality Payment Program updates, allow you to check the eligibility status of your clinicians and provide helpful resources. https://qpp.cms.gov/
Presentation: “Transitioning from the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)” by CMS Download Presentation
All practices must complete a risk analysis during the calendar year to be compliant with the HIPAA Security Rule and MIPS. See the following link for guidance: https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/guidance/index.html
This link takes you to an in depth video on Managing Costs in MACRA/MIPS.