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November 2021 MACRA Minute

PY 2020 Performance Category Reweighting Requests Due to COVID-19 Will Be Accepted Through 11/29/2021 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all clinicians across the United States and territories, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes that not everyone may have been able to submit an Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) Exception Application…

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October 2021 MACRA Minute

PY 2020 Performance Category Reweighting Requests Due to COVID-19 Will Be Accepted Through 11/29/2021 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all clinicians across the United States and territories, and  the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes that not everyone may have been able to submit an Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) Exception Application…

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September 2021 MACRA Minute

MIPS Facility-Based Scoring Isn’t Available for Performance Year (PY) 2021 In response to the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) finalized a measure suppression policy in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule for several…

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August 2021 MACRA Minute

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,…

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July 2021 MACRA Minute

Applications for the 2021 MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Hardship Exception and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exceptions are Now Open. Applications are now open for the MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Hardship Exception and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception for the 2021 Performance Year. Those interested must submit their applications to CMS by December 31,…

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June 2021 MACRA Minute Newsletter

Applications for the 2021 MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Hardship Exception and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exceptions are Now Open. Applications are now open for the MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Hardship Exception and Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception for the 2021 Performance Year. Those interested must submit their applications to CMS by December 31,…

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May 2021 MACRA Minute Newsletter

2021 Call for MIPS Promoting Interoperability Measures and Improvement Activities Now Open Reminder: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages you to submit Promoting Interoperability measures and Improvement Activities for consideration for future years of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The MIPS Annual Call for Measures and Activities process allows clinicians, professional…

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March 2021 MACRA Minute Newsletter

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…

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April 2021 MACRA Minute Newsletter

It’s not too late to join the Telligen Performers of Excellence Program The Telligen Performers of Excellence Program officially began in January, but it’s not too late to join. The program will formally recognize physician practices that demonstrate excellence in quality improvement and are actively participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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February 2021 MACRA Minute Newsletter

2020 Data Submission The data submission period for MIPS eligible clinicians who participated in the 2020 performance year of the QPP is now open. Data can be submitted and updated until 7:00 p.m. CST on March 31, 2021. How to Submit Your 2020 MIPS Data Clinicians will follow the steps outlined below to submit their…

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