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Monthly Archives: January 2018

A key part of MACRA, the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has changed the way many providers qualify for Medicare reimbursements. Here is what you should know about complying with these regulations. Who Does it Affect? According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, approximately 600,000 providers fall under the requirements of MIPS. That…

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Fear of the unknown is keeping many medical practices from joining Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) or Clinically Integrated Networks (CIN), or the IPA that is associated with them. All of these groups are actively trying to take on new types of contracts with payers, commercial and Medicare/Medicaid. They hear things like value-based payments, capitation, and…

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