March 23, 2018
Area(s) of Interest: Payor Issues and Reimbursement
The deadline to submit 2017 data for Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is quickly approaching. As you prepare to submit your 2017 MIPS data, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages you to review its 2017 Advancing Care Information resources.
The Advancing Care Information performance category promotes patient engagement and electronic exchange of information using certified electronic health record (EHR) technology. This performance category replaces the Medicare EHR Incentive Program for eligible professionals, also known as meaningful use.
Calendar year 2018 is the last year you can receive a downward payment adjustment under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program for EPs. Your 2017 participation in MIPS will determine if you earn a positive, negative, or neutral adjustment to your Medicare Part B payments in 2019.
Below is a list of all of the CMS Advancing Care Information resources in one place:
Remember, March 31, 2018 is the deadline for 2017 MIPS data submission. For step-by-step instructions on how to submit MIPS data, check out this video and fact sheet.