Due to the 2019 coronavirus pandemic public health emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is applying the automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances (EUC) policy to all individual MIPS eligible clinicians for the 2021 MIPS performance year. The automatic EUC policy doesn’t apply to group, virtual group, or APM Entity participation.
GAO Reports On Provider Performance And Experiences Under MIPS
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), under which MIPS-eligible providers receive a “final score” based on their performance on four measures (quality, cost, promoting interoperability and improvement activities). Their score is compared to a performance threshold, following which, providers receive a negative, neutral, or positive payment adjustment applied to future Medicare payments.
4 Tips for Physician Billing Services as COVID Evolves
While COVID-19 “changed everything”, the change hasn’t stopped. Physicians will find that, even as things are settling down, they will need to adapt — adjusting how they approach their billing to stay flexible and on top of shifts that impact their groups and practices.
Never Outsource Medical Billing? Here’s the Real Answer
Many experts will say that you should never outsource medical billing. In years past, they might have had a case. But healthcare has changed in amazing ways in the last few years.