BC Advantage - 2016 Issue 8
Clinicians and Exceptions in MIPS
The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System requires qualifications that physicians and other practitioners must have in order to be included in this payment program. While most practices will be participating in MIPS, some will be participating in the Alternative Payment Model program. Because penalties will be assessed for practices that fall short in the scoring system and bonuses will be appropriated for compliance, having an EHR system that helps achieve the necessary goals is important.MIPS Operates Differently From Existing ProgramsThe Medicare payment system is being reformed through the implementation of MACRA by instituting a new framework that rewards practitioners...
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