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    Physicians affected by wildfires to be exempted from MIPS for 2018 performance year

    December 03, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced it has created an automatic extreme and uncontr...

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    CMS identifies and corrects errors in MIPS scoring logic

    September 14, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System performance ...

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    CalHIPSO Webinar: MIPS Reporting for 2018

    September 14, 2018
    The Health Services Advisory Group and the California Health Information Partnership & Services Organization (CalHIPSO)...

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    CMA/AMA responding to proposed Medicare payment rule

    August 03, 2018
    On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2019 Medicare Physician F...

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    2017 MIPS scores and 2019 payment adjustments now available

    July 20, 2018
    Physicians can now log in to the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) website to view their final 2017 Merit-based ...

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    CMS renames EHR Incentive Programs and Advancing Care Information

    May 07, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is renaming both the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Progra...

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    CMS to offer QPP frequently asked question and answer session

    May 07, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering a webinar on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, to answer the most...

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    CMS extends 2017 MACRA reporting deadline to 4/3

    March 29, 2018
    The deadline to submit 2017 data for Medicare’s  Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)  has been extended to Tues...

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    MIPS reporting deadline for 2017 is two weeks away!

    March 15, 2018
    The deadline to submit 2017 data for Medicare’s  Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is just two weeks away. A...

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    Free on-demand webinar: MACRA and the Quality Payment Program

    March 13, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) recently hosted a free webinar that reviews the details of the Medicare Quali...

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    First MIPS reporting deadline is in two weeks

    March 02, 2018
    Deadlines are fast approaching if you plan to submit 2017 data for Medicare’s  Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MI...

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    CMS hosts provider call on MACRA QPP data submission

    January 18, 2018
    On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the San Francisco Regional Office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS...

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    CMS announces new voluntary bundled payment model

    January 17, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new voluntary bundled-payment model. Called the Bun...

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    97% of physicians to avoid penalty under 2018 MACRA rule, according to CMS projections

    December 01, 2017
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule  that will make changes in the second year ...

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    Physicians affected by California fires will be granted automatic MIPS exceptions

    December 01, 2017
    The "Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances" policy grants MIPS-eligible clinicians exceptions without having to subm...

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    Webinar: Learn about virtual groups for CMS quality payment program

    November 17, 2017
    To encourage broader participation in the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) for solo practitioners and groups with 10...

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    MACRA 90-day reporting deadline approaching

    September 18, 2017
    Beginning with the 2017 reporting year, eligible physicians who do not participate in the Medicare Quality Payment Prog...

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    CMA urges CMS to further reduce MACRA administrative burdens

    September 05, 2017
    The California Medical Association (CMA) recently submitted comments on proposed 2018 changes to the Medicare Quality Pa...

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    Webinar: Get your MACRA questions answered!

    August 31, 2017
    The California Medical Association (CMA) and California Health Information Partnership and Services Organization (CalHI...

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    No-cost MACRA technical assistance available to California physicians

    August 18, 2017
    The Health Services Advisory Group, in partnership with the California Health Information Partnership & Services Organi...

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    CMS now accepting QPP hardship applications for 2017

    August 07, 2017
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is now accepting  hardship exceptions  from the Medicare Quality P...

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    CMS dedicates new webpage to Medicare Beneficiary Identification number change

    August 04, 2017
    The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service...

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    CMS dedicates new webpage to Medicare Beneficiary Identification number change

    August 04, 2017
    The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service...

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    Survey finds nation’s physicians not ready to fulfill MACRA reporting requirements

    July 10, 2017
    Fewer than one in four physicians feel ready to meet the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Paym...

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    Significant improvements in 2018 MACRA rule

    June 23, 2017
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule that would make changes in the second y...

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    CMA urges CMS to address significant concerns with planned changes to patient ID cards

    May 23, 2017
    The California Medical Association (CMA) and more than 90 provider organizations have raised concerns about plans to i...

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    CMS to issue MIPS participation status notices

    May 02, 2017
    Starting in late April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began notifying physicians whether they will...

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