What MIPS Changes Are Inside the Proposed 2018 Quality Payment Program

In the transition to value-based care, healthcare providers are feeling heightened pressure to comply with burdensome health IT reporting requirements for MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP). Fortunately, for providers across the country who have expressed concerns with the burden, reporting stresses may soon lessen. After engaging more than 100 stakeholder organizations and with feedback from

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Health Plans Take Another Hit on Provider Directory Accuracy

CMS completed the first of three planned reviews of health plan Provider Directory Accuracy and the results were not good.  A few stats jump out: Nearly half of provider directory locations listed were inaccurate. (i.e. provider was not at the location listed, phone number was incorrect, or provider was not accepting new patients when the directory indicated

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