The Healthmonix Advisor

Roadmap to Reporting MIPS Quality Measures

Posted by Christina Zink on April 7, 2017

The Quality Performance Category

The Quality Performance Category is one of four Performance Categories to be reported for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Carrying the highest weight of the four Performance Categories, the Quality Score will determine 60% of the MIPS Composite Performance Score for eligible clinicians or groups.

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Topics: MACRA and MIPS, MIPS, Quality Performance Category

How CMS will score MIPS Quality Measures in 2017

Posted by Lauren Patrick on February 1, 2017

The MIPS Quality Performance Category is replacing PQRS reporting in 2017, folding it into the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. The Quality portion will comprise 60% of an eligible clinician's MIPS Composite Performance Score for 2017.  To calculate that score, there is significant math involved.  This article will walk you though the calculations and logic used to determine your Quality score, but it is important to note that many data submission vendors will automatically give you a predictive calculation.

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Topics: MACRA and MIPS, MIPS, Quality Performance Category

10 PRO Tips for Conquering the Quality Performance Category of MIPS (Part 2)

Posted by Lauren Patrick on September 15, 2016

Last week, we introduced some of the core concepts of the MIPS Quality Performance Category. This week, we are going to elaborate on these premises with Part 2 of our "10 PRO tips for Conquering the Quality Performance Category of MIPS."

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Topics: PRO Tips, MACRA, MIPS, Quality Performance Category

10 PRO Tips for Conquering the Quality Performance Category of MIPS (Part 1)

Posted by Lauren Patrick on September 8, 2016

Under the forthcoming Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is being absorbed into the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Specifically, PQRS will transition into one of the four Performance Categorys of MIPS, the Quality Performance Category.

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Topics: PRO Tips, MACRA, MIPS, Quality Performance Category