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Breaking News! CMS Updates

CMS is allowing clinicians, groups and APM Entities to request PY 2020 performance category reweighting under the extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policies through the Targeted Review form. Performance category reweighting requests and targeted reviews can both be submitted through the Targeted Review form until 11/29/2021.  CMS also released updates to 2020 MIPS final scores and…

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Now Available: 2020 MIPS Performance Feedback, Final Score, and 2022 MIPS Payment Adjustment Information

The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and final scores for performance year 2020 and associated MIPS payment adjustment information for payment year 2022. You can view your MIPS performance feedback,  final score, and payment adjustment on the Quality Payment Program website.  You can access…

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Breaking News! CMS to Apply MIPS Automatic Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for the 2020 Performance Period in Response to COVID-19; Reopens Application

CMS continues to offer flexibilities to provide relief to clinicians responding to the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. CMS is applying the MIPS automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances (EUC) policy to all MIPS eligible clinicians for the 2020 performance period. They are also reopening the MIPS EUC application for individual MIPS eligible clinicians, groups, virtual groups, and Alternative Payment…

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Join Our Monthly QPP Connect Live! Call-in Sessions

Participate in some of Telligen’s monthly QPP Connect Live! call-in sessions and other QPP-related webinars to be eligible for the Performers of Excellence Award Program. Monthly calls take place every 3rd Wednesday from 12-1 PM CT with relevant topics for small practices changing monthly. Join Zoom Meeting Phone one-tap: US: +13462487799,,95908897340# or +16699006833,,95908897340# Meeting URL:…

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Now Available: 2019 MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score

The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and final scores. If you submitted data for the 2019 performance period, you can view your MIPS performance feedback and final score on the Quality Payment Program website.  Click here to find out how to access them and…

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QPP Releases 2021 Proposed Rule: See the Key Proposals

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed policies for the 2021 performance year of the Quality Payment Program via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). Click here to see Key 2021 Proposals for QPP Reminder: As with other rules, CMS is publishing this proposed rule to…

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Did you miss the July LAN Webinar?

Did you miss the July LAN Webinar? The slides, transcript, recording, and Question & Answer document from the July LAN Webinar “Maximizing Your Performance in the Promoting Interoperability Category for Solo and Small Group Practices” have been posted here.

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Additional 2019 MIPS Data Submission Relief Measure

CMS is reopening the MIPS extreme and uncontrollable circumstances application until April 30, 2020, citing COVID-19, to override any previous data submission and receive a neutral payment adjustment in 2021. Contact Telligen for assistance. 

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MACRA Minute March 2020

Act Now: 2020 Data Collection With increases to the performance threshold (45 points) and quality data completeness (70 percent) in 2020, ECs are encouraged to start collecting and tracking quality data to maximize scores and avoid a negative payment adjustment in 2022.  Multiple 2020 resources are available to help ECs plan, including CMS’ Explore Measures and…

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2020 Measures and Activities

The 2020 MIPS measures and activities are available in the Explore Measure Tool on https://qpp.cms.gov/. Prepare now by becoming familiar with the measures and activities you can submit for the 2020 year. Contact Telligen if you have any questions!

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