Media Coverage

Shared Savings ACOs get a year off from electronic clinical quality measures

Posted by Healthmonix on Aug 5, 2021 11:28:36 AM

by Roy Edroso

After their first year of using the Alternative Payment Model (APM) Performance Pathway (APP) reporting method, participants in the Shared Savings program are spared further challenges as CMS delays the full transition to electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) and MIPS clinical quality measures (MIPS CQM) and scales back some program requirements. 

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Topics: CMS, Healthmonix, ACOs, APM Performance Pathway

DrChrono Podcast - Interview with Lauren Patrick of Healthmonix

Posted by Healthmonix on Oct 1, 2020 3:00:00 PM

In our recent interview with Lauren Patrick, we discuss her journey into computer science and subsequently healthcare technology. As the founder and CEO of Healthmonix, she is helping practice groups optimize their data and analytics in order to improve their quality of care scores and ultimately, help doctors provide the best care to patients. Our transcript has been edited, but you can listen to the full podcast episode here.

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Topics: MACRA & MIPS, CMS, Industry insights, Healthmonix

Some psychologists consider ROI before opting into MIPS

Posted by Healthmonix on Apr 20, 2020 2:00:00 AM

By Paula Hartman-Stein, Ph.D.

The first quality improvement system implemented by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) in 2007 was designed to improve healthcare quality and reward clinicians for their efforts. The newest iteration, the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), has similar goals but focuses on value not volume while saving money for CMS by making it more difficult for clinicians to obtain bonuses while raising penalties.

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Topics: MACRA & MIPS, CMS, Quality Reporting, QCDR, Mental and Behavioral Health