BC Advantage - 2017 Issue 1
Quality Benchmarks: How to Estimate Your MIPS Quality Score
I was going to write about something other than MIPS but I truly couldn't resist. The temptation was just too great-especially after Dr. Terry Ketchersid really shook things up with his latest blog on MIPS and the ACI hardship exception.On top of that, since the last post, CMS has released the much anticipated quality measure benchmarks for the 2017 performance year! Now that the benchmarks are finally here, clinicians can better understand how to select their measures and somewhat predict their MIPS quality score.What's a benchmark?Unlike advancing care information and improvement activities, the quality category of...
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