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Quality Improvement
Thursday, July 12, 2018
CMS Announces Availability of MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score »
If you submitted 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data through the Quality Payment Program website , yo...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
CMS Hosts MIPS Promoting Interoperability Performance Category Webinar June 12, 2018 »
CMS is hosting a webinar on  Tuesday, June 12   at 1:00 PM ET  to provide information about the Promoting I...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Pain Medicine Invites Instructional Image and Video Submissions »
The journal Pain Medicine is recruiting submissions for a new Teaching Images and Videos section. Submit your interestin...
Monday, March 19, 2018
MIPS Reporting Final Deadline March 31st »
The final deadline is March 31, 2018 if you plan to submit data for the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
CMS Announces 2018 Value Modifier Results and Payment Adjustment Factor »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the results of the 2018 Value Modifier and the adjustment...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The New CMS Quality Payment Program Data Submission System is Now Active »
Those participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality Payment Program can now submit their...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Take Steps to Avoid a Medicare Payment Penalty »
The American Medical Association (AMA) is reminding physicians that the Medicare reimbursement system has changed, and, if...
Monday, November 13, 2017
CMS Offers Quality Payment Program Year 2 Final Rule Webinar November 30, 2017 »
The Medicare Learning Network (MLN) of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offers a webinar on the...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Technical Issues Force CMS Physician Compare Preview Period Extension to December 1 »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the period for you to preview your 2016 performance in...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
New Data Collection/Submission Tips and Eligible Measure Applicability Resources »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently posted the following new Merit-based Incentive Payment...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
How to Avoid a Negative Payment Adjustment Under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System »
Begin your data collection now. It’s still not too late to participate in the first year of the  Merit-based Incen...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Solo and Small Practices - Gain A Competitive Edge in CMS MIPS with a Virtual Group »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the election period for solo practitioners and groups to...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
What Are Your Options with CMS Downward Payment Adjustment Notifications? »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon begin distributing letters to Physician Quality Reporting...
Thursday, October 12, 2017
U.S. 2016 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) CMS Webcast October 19, 2017 »
The Medicare Learning Network (MLN) of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS ) offers a webinar...
Friday, September 15, 2017
CMS Offers PQRS Webinar September 26, 2017 »
The Medicare Learning Network (MLN) of the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS ) offers a webinar on...
Friday, September 15, 2017
CMS Posts Overview of Quality Performance Category Under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System »
The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted an overview of the Quality performance category...
Friday, September 15, 2017
US Physicians: Prepare to Access Your CMS 2016 PQRS Feedback Reports and QRURs with an EIDM Account »
The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) urges physicians to prepare now to access the 2016 Physician Qua...
Friday, August 11, 2017
AMA Provides Information on Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System »
The American Medical Association (AMA) continues to hear from physicians  who feel unprepared to participate su...
Friday, August 11, 2017
CMS EHR Incentive Program Hardship Exception Application Due by October 1, 2017 »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has informed eligible professionals (EPs) who are first-time...
Friday, August 11, 2017
CMS Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application for 2017 Transition Year Open »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application...
Friday, August 11, 2017
CMS Offers Accredited Online Course on Quality Payment Program »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering a new, online and self-paced overview course on th...
Friday, August 11, 2017
New Information Available to Clarify CMS “Special Status” Calculation »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced new information to clarify its “special status...
Friday, August 11, 2017
Resources Available to Assist U.S. Physicians Transition to New Federal Health Insurance Card »
In a bid to counter identity theft, by April 2018, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will replac...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
SIS Reviewing Newly Released Medicare Quality Payment Program Rule »
On June 20, 2017, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for the 2018 Qual...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
New CMS Resources for U.S. Clinicians to Successfully Participate in the Quality Payment Program »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently revamped the look of the Quality Payment Program...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
New Video Shows U.S Physicians How to Avoid Medicare Payment Penalties »
The Quality Payment Program (QPP) is the new physician payment system created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorizat...
Friday, May 19, 2017
U.S. Clinicians - Determine Your MIPS Participation Status - You May Not Be Evaluated in 2017 »
Unsure of your participation status in   the Merit-based Incentive Payment System ( MIPS )? MIPS is an imp...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Join CMS on May 22nd to Learn More About the Quality Payment Program Participation Requirement »
On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM ET, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an overview webina...
Friday, April 14, 2017
SIS Comments on Proposed NICE Quality Standards on Low Back Pain »
On April 5, SIS submitted comments to the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on their draft qua...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
CMS Offers Webinar on Reviewing the Accuracy of the Data Submitted to the Open Payments System »
Industry is currently submitting data to the Open Payments System on payments or transfers of value made to physicians and...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
CMS Removes Previous Meaningful Use Domains in Updated eCQM Table for 2017 Performance Period »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published an updated table accompanying the 2016 electroni...
Monday, March 6, 2017
Deadline for 2016 PQRS Electronic Health Record Submission Extended to March 31, 2017 »
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reportin...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Attest to 2016 EHR Incentive Program Requirements by March 13 to Avoid a 2018 Payment Adjustment »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the attestation deadline for providers participating i...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
February 16 Webinar on CMS’ Annual MIPS Call for Measures and Activities Learn More about Submitting »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the submission period for the Annual Call for Measures and A...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
CMS Offers Quality Payment Program Webinar for Small, Rural, and Underserved Practices »
View CMS’s webinar: Getting Started with the Quality Payment Program: An Overview of MIPS for Small, Rural, and Underserve...

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