John Farah · December 19, 2019
What is Patient Engagement?
What is patient engagement? Healthcare patient engagement is empowering patients with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to make the best decisions about their health. Patient engagement requires a unified team approach between the health care provider, the patient, and professional staff. According to HIMSS,...Continue
Practice Fusion · December 18, 2019
Five important facts about 2020 MIPS for Small Practice Providers
On November 1, 2019, the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule was released laying out the 2020 performance year requirements for the Merit based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). While many program requirements remain, additional requirements have been included to better reflect the work and effort...Continue
Practice Fusion · December 10, 2019
The Physician Fee Schedule final rule outlines new 2020 performance year Medicare requirements for small practice providers
On November 1, 2019 the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) released the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule final rule. The final rule outlines Medicare policies for small practice providers and establishes eligibility guidelines for the various programs supported. Below you will find the finalized...Continue
Practice Fusion · December 5, 2019
Expanding opportunities for participation, CMS outlines the new MIPS Opt-In Policy for the 2019 performance year
For the 2019 Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) chose to expand MIPS eligibility requirements. To be classified as a MIPS eligible clinician, providers are required to satisfy the following three low volume thresholds: Bill...Continue
Practice Fusion · November 20, 2019
New Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances Mandates Start January 2020 for Some States – Is Your Practice Ready for the Changes?
New Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances Mandates Start January 2020 for Some States – Is Your Practice Ready for the Changes?Continue